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Enhance Your Applications With Artificial Intelligence on Demand With Azure Cognitive Services

Published: 12 October 2017

ID: G00324664

Analyst(s): Darin Stewart


Microsoft is bringing machine-learning-powered AI to the masses with a growing collection of cloud-based cognitive services and APIs. Technical professionals need to understand how to work with these services and why they lower barriers to machine learning but do not remove them altogether.

Table Of Contents


  • Overview of Available Services and APIs
    • Vision
    • Speech
    • Language
    • Knowledge
    • Search
    • Scope of Services
    • Using Generalized Cognitive Services
    • Contextualized Services and Custom Models
    • Language Understanding Intelligent Service
    • Globalizing Apps With Web Resources
  • Azure Cognitive Services Labs
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


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