You may not have thought of Amazon as an artificial intelligence development company. If fact they have dedicated significant resources to A.I. and machine learning over the last two decades. Now through there services division they are offering software and hardware tools to machine learning developers and the prices are very reasonable.
Take the newly released DeepLens which is a deep learning ( artificial intelligence) enabled video camera system specifically for developers. The system is ready for consumers to easily start programming video recognition learning protocols to use in their own applications. Student and developers all over the world will be interested in this. I know I am.