Azure Applied AI Services
Go live with AI solutions in days – not months. Generate tangible value for your organisation quickly with AI services for common business processes.
Deploy AI solutions quickly – no machine learning expertise required
Modernize your business processes faster with Azure Applied AI Services. Applied AI Services bring together Azure Cognitive Services, task-specific AI, and business logic to offer you turnkey AI services for common business processes.
Automate document processing, improve customer service, understand the root cause of anomalies, and extract insights from any content—all with Azure Applied AI services. Plus, extend Applied AI Services by using your own AI models from Azure Machine Learning.
Take advantage of AI services
Modernise business processes
Use task-specific AI to solve common scenarios.
Deploy solutions faster with built-in business logic.
Run securely wherever
Safeguard your organisation’s data from the cloud to the intelligent edge.
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Create bots and connect them across channels.
Turn documents into usable data at a fraction of the time and cost.
Bring AI-powered cloud search to your mobile and web apps.
Proactively monitor metrics and diagnose issues.
Extract actionable insights from your videos.
Help users read and comprehend text.
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Samsung resolves anomalies faster with Azure Metrics Advisor, keeps Smart TV service humming
Jie Zhang, Technical Leader, Samsung Electronics (China) R&D Centre
"With Azure Metrics Advisor, we have a much smarter and more effective way to detect and diagnose anomalies. This translates to better service for our Smart TV customers."
Dow uses vision AI at the edge to boost employee safety and security with Azure
Michael Dessauer, Senior Solutions Manager, Dow
"We needed to scale our solution to thousands of deployments, and we couldn't have done that so quickly without Azure Video Analyzer and the other Azure services we've used."
Progressive helps customers make smarter insurance decisions with Bot Service
Matt White, Marketing Manager, Personal Lines Acquisition Experience, Progressive Insurance
"One of the great things about Bot Service is that, out of the box, we could use it to quickly put together the basic framework for our bot."
Wix deploys smart, scalable search across 150 million websites with Cognitive Search
Giedrius Graževičius, Project Manager for Search, Wix
"We really benefitted from choosing Azure Cognitive Search because we could go to market faster than we had with other products. We don't have to manage infrastructure, and our developers can spend time on higher-value tasks."
Chevron uses Form Recognizer to extract volumes of data from unstructured reports
Diane Cillis, Engineering Technologist, Chevron Canada
"We only have a finite amount of time to extract data, and oftentimes the data that's left behind is valuable. With this new technology, we're able to extract everything and then decide what we can use to improve our performance."
Lufthansa CityLine streamlines aircraft turnaround, reduces flight delays with Azure Video Analyzer
Xavier Lagardere, Group Head of Data Strategy and Transformation, Lufthansa Group
"Before we had Azure Video Analyzer, physically monitoring our operations was a manual, time-consuming task. DeepTurnaround automatically embeds continuous process performance management without the need for human input—which helps our people focus on tasks that add more value."
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Frequently asked questions
Availability of Azure Applied AI Services varies by service. See the page for the service you are interested in for availability details.
Visit our SLA page to learn more about SLAs for Applied AI Services.
Applied AI Services are immediately available in the Azure portal. You do not need to go through a partner to access these services from Azure. However, if you prefer, there are partners with experience in your industry who are also ready to help.
To learn more about how to get started on your own or how to connect with a partner, visit the page of the Applied AI Service that you’re interested in.
Both Applied AI Services and Cognitive Services are designed to help developers create intelligent apps. Cognitive Services provides general purpose AI services that serve as the core engine for Applied AI Services.
Applied AI Services build on top of Cognitive Services with additional task-specific AI and business logic to optimise for specific use cases so that developers spend less time designing solutions or setting up pipelines.
If there isn’t an Applied AI Service available to meet a specific use case, developers can also build their own solutions from scratch, using Cognitive Services as building blocks.
Yes. Domain experts who want to build AI apps in a low-code environment can use Microsoft Power Apps, which can be implemented without developer or data science expertise.