Cognitive Services Pricing – Emotion API

Use intelligence APIs to enable vision, speech, language and knowledge capabilities

Microsoft’s cutting-edge, cloud-based emotion recognition algorithms Preview let you build more personalised apps. The API identifies emotions in the wild based on facial expressions that are universal.

Pricing details

The following pricing reflects a preview discount.

Tier Features Unit Price
Emotion API – Free 30,000 image transactions free per month
300 video uploads (limited to 1 per min.)
3,000 status queries per month (limited to 5 per min)
Transactions Free
Emotion API – Basic 10 image transactions per second
(face must be pre-specified)
Transactions $- per 1,000 transactions
Emotion API – Standard 10 image transactions per second
3,000 video uploads (limited to 2 per min.)
30,000 status queries per month (limited to 10 per min)
Transactions $- per 1,000 transactions

Support and SLA

  • Free billing and subscription management support
  • Need tech support for preview services? Use our forums
  • We guarantee that Cognitive Services running in the Standard tier will be available at least 99.9% of the time. No SLA is provided for the free tier. Read the SLA
  • No SLA during preview period. Learn more




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