Cognitive Services Directory

Manage Cognitive Services in the Azure Cloud or test them with temporary access

Vision

Learn how Vision makes it possible for apps and services to accurately identify and analyse content within images, videos and digital ink.

Computer Vision

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Image classification

Scene and activity recognition in images | Demo

Celebrity and landmark recognition in images | Demo

Optical character recognition (OCR) in images | Demo | Container Support

Face

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Face detection in images | Demo

Person identification in images

Emotion recognition in images | Demo

Similar face recognition and grouping in images | Demo

Ink Recogniser PREVIEW

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Recognise digital ink and handwriting

Recognise and pinpoint common shapes

Enable productivity scenarios

Video Indexer

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Face detection in video

Object, scene and activity detection in video

Metadata, audio and keyframe extraction and analysis

Custom Vision

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Customisable image recognition | Demo

Form Recogniser PREVIEW

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Extract text, key-value pairs and tables from documents

Customised to your forms, without manual labelling

Deploy anywhere, from the cloud to the edge

Language

Learn about language services that ensure apps and services can understand the meaning of unstructured text or recognise the intent behind a speaker’s utterances. Try any service for free – and quickly build Language-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

Text Analytics

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Named entity recognition | Demo

Key phrase extraction | Demo

Sentiment analysis | Demo

Translator Text

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Automatic language detection | Container Support

Automated text translation

Customisable translation

Bing Spell Check

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Web-scale, multilingual spell-checking | Demo

Contextual spell-checking

QnA Maker

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QnA extraction from unstructured text | Demo

Knowledge base creation from collections of Q&As | Demo

Semantic matching for knowledge bases

Content moderator

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Detect potential offensive and unwanted images

Filter possible profanity and undesirable text

Moderate adult and racy content in videos

Use built-in review tool for best results

Language Understanding

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Contextual language understanding | Demo

Speech

Discover how Speech enables the integration of speech processing capabilities into any app or service. Convert spoken language into text or produce natural sounding speech from text using standard (or customisable) voice fonts. Try any service for free – and quickly build speech-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

Speech services

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Automatic speech-to-text transcription with customisable models | Demo | Container Support

Natural text-to-speech with custom voice fonts | Demo | Container Support

Real-time speech translation | Demo

Speaker Recognition PREVIEW

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Speaker identification | Demo

Speaker verification | Demo

Decision

Leverage these services that enable informed and efficient decision-making.

Content moderator

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Detect potential offensive and unwanted images

Filter possible profanity and undesirable text

Moderate adult and racy content in videos

Use built-in review tool for best results

Anomaly detector PREVIEW

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Monitor business health in real time

Conduct IoT-remote monitoring

Leverage interactive data analytics

Personaliser PREVIEW

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Deliver rich personalised experiences in your apps

Deploy anywhere, from the cloud to the edge

Understand and easily manage the reinforcement learning loop

Explore Azure Search with new cognitive skills

As part of Azure Search, discover the new Cognitive Search feature to understand the content of your enterprise files, extract information and enrich it so that you can quickly find the information and insights that you care about.

Cognitive Services Labs

Labs provides developers with an early look at emerging Cognitive Services technologies. Take a look at the newest research and cutting-edge designs from these innovative project teams. See what the future of Cognitive Services has to offer. Labs are not Azure Services.