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"Using Azure's AI scanning capabilities, the system was able to return less than 1,300 images that were relevant in terms of potential human incursion, preventing the team from being overwhelmed by an influx of data."Doug Gillings, Program Manager at Peace Parks Foundation
"We want our customers to love us. And by using Azure AI to make engagement with our services more human, we will certainly increase customer satisfaction and loyalty."Irene Gomez, Aura Global Director, Telefonica
"Thanks to Azure AI, for the first time, we have been able to predict a defect before it's occurred. The fact that you can predict that and know why you predicted it is really impactful."Clint Belinsky, Vice President of Global Quality, Jabil
"As we get more insights from our data, I see a future where, using Azure AI, we can not only further automate our business but use the system to drive personalized, value-based engagement with our fans across the world."Garth Case, Vice-President for IT, NBA
Why Azure for AI?
Get proven, secure and responsible AI capabilities on your terms with Azure AI. Build mission-critical solutions that can analyse images, comprehend speech, make predictions using data and imitate other intelligent human behaviours – all using Azure AI.
Only Azure AI gives you the combined ability to:
Focus on empowering all developers
Add AI capabilities to your apps without machine learning expertise
Collaborate and build models faster with tools and frameworks of your choice
Deliver models faster and more reliably using your existing DevOps practices
Hardened for most demanding workloads
Access the same AI capabilities that power Microsoft
Scale without limits on Azure’s unmatched global infrastructure
Rely on the most trusted cloud with more compliance certifications than any other
Uncompromising commitment to responsible AI
Interpret behaviour and mitigate bias in your AI systems
Preserve privacy and ensure confidentiality
Enforce accountability and ensure compliance
Make AI real for your business today across the cloud and the edge
Only Azure empowers you with the most advanced machine learning capabilities. Quickly and easily build, train and deploy your machine learning models using Azure Machine Learning, Azure Databricks and ONNX Runtime. Optimise and accelerate ML inferencing and training. Develop models faster using automated machine learning. Easily deploy at scale with Kubernetes on Azure. Manage your ML models across the cloud and the edge.
A Python-based machine learning service with automated machine learning and edge deployment capabilities.
An open-source model format and runtime designed to accelerate machine learning across a wide range of frameworks, operating systems and hardware platforms.
Use any open-source AI framework
Uncover latent insights from all of your content – documents, images and media – with Azure Cognitive Search. Using the only cloud search service with built-in AI capabilities, discover patterns and relationships in your content, understand sentiment, extract key phrases and more.
Only search service with industry leading AI capabilities to easily extract insights from all your content.
AI apps and agents
Deliver breakthrough experiences in your apps with Cognitive Services and Bot Service. Access industry leading AI models that are being used today by millions in products such as Office 365, Xbox and Bing. Customise these models with your own data and deploy anywhere. Only Azure provides you with access to these battle-tested capabilities.
A collection of domain specific pre-trained AI models that can be customised with your data.
A purpose-built bot development environment with out-of-the-box templates to get started quickly.
Explore AI use cases by industry
Modernise finance operations and combat crime
Use AI to deliver insights that help you prevent fraud, automate payment processing and deliver improved customer experiences. Learn more about Azure for financial services.
Combat financial crime
Prevent fraud with machine learning models that detect anomalies, enhance knowledge graphs to find relationships between disparate entities and identify suspicious behaviour within financial systems.
Improve customer experiences
Understand your customers and improve their experiences with intelligent contact centres, personalised portfolio management and proactive offers powered by AI.
Modernise core banking
Enable process automation and uncover insight from unstructured data with form recognition and natural language processing, and use AI to fuel faster, optimised and more secure operations.
Improve operations throughout your supply chain
Reduce unexpected downtime, improve product quality and forecasting and streamline operations throughout your supply chain with AI on Azure. Learn more about Azure for manufacturing.
Automate quality control
Increase the efficiency and accuracy of your quality inspection by using AI-enabled visual to reduce costs, eliminate defective parts and improve your bottom line.
Practice proactive maintenance
Detect failures and root cause patterns within operational data and build predictive models that help you pre-empt upcoming issues and avoid downtime for your mission-critical systems.
Enhance worker safety
Use specialised AI models to identify hazards or safety breaches, and trigger alerts for timely action.
Transform retail operations
Use AI to provide personalised customer recommendations and improve customer service with intelligent conversational agents. Learn more about Azure for retail.
Improve customer experiences
Use machine learning to understand customer trends and patterns and design campaigns and experiences that provide optimal return on investment to the business – and differentiated value to customers.
Optimise customer assistance
Take advantage of AI-enabled virtual agents to handle high volumes of customer service requests and get insights into customer sentiment to improve processes and increase accountability.
Optimise stock replenishment
Use spatial analysis to understand in-store aisle hotspots, optimise product placements and customer traffic, and get real-time insights on checkout lines with high queue length or dwell time.
Improve patient care and aid scientific discovery
Deliver insights from health data that support predictive and personalised care, accelerate scientific discovery and improve health outcomes. Azure for healthcare.
Enable predictive care
Personalise patient care by providing patients with access to the health data that they need to get the right care at the right time.
Improve operational outcomes
Digitise unstructured health documents to enable knowledge mining and extract actionable data and examine health insights at scale.
Accelerate clinical research and scientific innovation with AI to improve care delivery, accelerate drug discovery, speed diagnoses and modernise treatments.
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