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March 2020

16 Mar

Translator encryption of data at rest with customer managed keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Encrypt customer data stored at rest by default, with no additional action required from you, using Microsoft Custom Translator.

  • Translator Text

February 2020

11 Feb

Azure Cognitive Services – New types added to Named Entity Recognition v3

IN PREVIEW

The Named Entity Recognition (NER) v3 service (in preview) of Cognitive Services Text Analytics now has new entity types available, expanding the detection of general and personal information entities found in text.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
7 Feb

Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment analysis v3 now supports Korean

IN PREVIEW

The sentiment analysis v3 feature of Cognitive Services Text Analytics now supports Korean in addition to English, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German and Dutch.

  • Text Analytics
1 Feb

Azure Cognitive Services Translator Text – Five new languages added

NOW AVAILABLE

Translator Text now supports five new languages – Irish, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada and Portuguese (Portugal).

  • Cognitive Services
  • Translator Text

November 2019

21 Nov

Azure Cognitive Services Translator Text – Maori language now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Translator Text now supports the Maori language.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Translator Text
5 Nov

Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics—New languages added to sentiment analysis

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Cognitive Services Text Analytics' sentiment analysis v3 now supports 10 languages including English, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, and Dutch.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
4 Nov

Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The following Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now in preview – Custom Neural Voice capability Custom Speech with Office 365 data Text Analytics; Sentiment Analysis 3.0 Text Analytics; Expanded Entity Type Support in Entities 3.0 endpoint Text Analytics; Personally Identifiable Information support in Entities 3.0 endpoint.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics

September 2019

12 Sep

Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics – New sentiment analysis capability is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Cognitive Services Text Analytics has a new sentiment analysis capability supporting Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages in addition to the previously announced English language model.

  • Text Analytics
  • Cognitive Services

July 2019

10 Jul

Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment v3 available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

The latest release of the Text Analytics API’s sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available for public preview Central Canada, East Asia and Central US.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics

June 2019

6 Jun

Cognitive Services Text Analytics’ Named Entity Recognition is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

We are happy to announce the general availability of Named Entity Recognition supporting English and Spanish languages as part of Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics API.

  • Text Analytics
  • Cognitive Services

December 2018

4 Dec

Custom Translation capability of Text Translator

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing general availability of custom translation capability in Translator Text Cognitive Service

  • Cognitive Services
  • Translator Text
4 Dec

Language understanding container support: preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing language understanding cognitive service container support in preview

  • Cognitive Services
  • Language Understanding

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