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Azure Cognitive Services pricing

Add cognitive capabilities to apps with APIs and AI services

Cognitive Services offers grouped API keys for Computer Vision and Language Understanding. To view more options choose the service from the family navigation located above.

QnA Maker, Speech Services, and Customised Vision are currently only available as individual APIs.

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Product Features Price
Computer Vision S1
up to 10 requests per second
Tag
Face
GetThumbnail
Colour
Image type
GetAreaOfInterest
OCR
Adult
Celebrity
Landmark
Detect, objects
Brand
Describe+
Read
Content Moderator S0
up to 10 requests per second
Moderate, Review
Face API Standard
up to 10 requests per second
Face Detection
Face Verification
Face Identification
Face Grouping
Similar Face Search
Face Storage $- per 1,000 faces per month

Computer Vision S1: Customers are charged per transaction not per API call. Learn more about what transactions are below.

* Products in Preview

+ Non-English languages are in Preview

Product Features Price
Language Understanding Standard
up to 50 requests per second
Text requests $- per 1,000 transactions
Speech requests $- per 1,000 transactions
Text Analytics Standard
up to 100 requests per second and 1,000 requests per minute
Sentiment analysis (and opinion mining)
Key phrase extraction
Language detection
Named entity recognition (not available in container)
Text analytics for health $- per 1,000 text records
Question answering* Free
Translator S1 Text translation
Customisation
Language detection
Bilingual dictionary
Transliteration
$- per million chars (Pay as You Go)

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