What is Azure Cognitive Services?
Cognitive Services brings AI within reach of every developer and data scientist. With leading models, a variety of use cases can be unlocked. All it takes is an API call to embed the ability to see, hear, speak, search, understand, and accelerate advanced decision-making into your apps. Enable developers and data scientists of all skill levels to easily add AI capabilities to their apps.
See how to deploy AI solutions for various use cases using the programming languages you already know.
Explore the benefits of Cognitive Services
Use customizable, pretrained models built with breakthrough AI research.
Deploy Cognitive Services anywhere from the cloud to the edge with containers.
Empower responsible use with industry-leading tools and guidelines.
Azure Cognitive Services
Improve customer experiences with Cognitive Service for Speech
Transcribe audible speech into readable, searchable text.
Convert text to lifelike speech for more natural interfaces.
Integrate real-time speech translation into your apps.
Identify and verify the people speaking based on audio.
Understand conversations and unstructured text with Cognitive Service for Language
Identify commonly-used and domain-specific terms.
Automatically detect sentiments and opinions from text.
Distill information into easy-to-navigate questions and answers.
Enable your apps to interact with users through natural language.
Translate more than 100 languages and dialects.
Build your own Azure AI solutions
Learn essential AI concepts, get hands-on experience, and explore the latest AI products with resources designed specifically for practitioners.
Explore the whole family of Azure AI services
Build mission-critical AI solutions responsibly and on your terms with Azure AI services.
Combine the AI models from Azure Cognitive Services with task-specific AI, built-in business logic, programming, orchestration, and customization to bring you ready-to-deploy AI solutions.
Comprehensive security and compliance, built in
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We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
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