Cognitive Services

Build powerful intelligence into your applications to enable natural and contextual interactions
Enable natural and contextual interaction with tools that augment users' experiences using the power of machine-based intelligence. Tap into an ever-growing collection of powerful artificial intelligence algorithms for vision, speech, language, and knowledge.

Language

Allow your apps to process natural language, evaluate sentiment and topics, and learn how to recognise what users want.

Language Understanding Intelligent Service PREVIEW

Teach your apps to understand commands from your users

Text Analytics API PREVIEW

Easily evaluate sentiment and topics to understand what users want

Web Language Model API PREVIEW

Use the power of predictive language models trained on web-scale data

Bing Spell Check API

Detect and correct spelling mistakes in your app

Translator Text API

Easily conduct automatic text translation with a simple REST API call

Vision

State-of-the-art image processing algorithms help you moderate content automatically and build more personalised apps by returning smart insights about faces, images and emotions.

Face API PREVIEW

Detect, analyse, organise and tag faces in photos

Emotion API PREVIEW

Personalise user experiences with emotion recognition

Computer Vision API PREVIEW

Distill actionable information from images

Content Moderator PREVIEW

Automated image, text and video moderation

Speech

Processing spoken language in your applications

Bing Speech API

Convert speech to text and back again to understand user intent

Speaker Recognition API PREVIEW

Use speech to identify and authenticate individual speakers

Translator Speech API

Easily conduct real-time speech translation with a simple REST API call

Custom Speech Service PREVIEW

Overcome speech recognition barriers like speaking style, background noise and vocabulary

Search

Make your apps, webpages and other experiences smarter and more engaging with the Bing Search APIs.

Bing Search APIs

Web, image, video and news search APIs for your app

Bing Autosuggest API

Give your app intelligent autosuggest options for searches

Knowledge

Map complex information and data in order to solve tasks such as intelligent recommendations and semantic search.

Recommendations API PREVIEW

Predict and recommend items your customers want

Academic Knowledge API PREVIEW

Tap into the wealth of academic content in the Microsoft Academic Graph

Bing Autosuggest API is licensed separately and is governed by the following Terms of Use.

What our customers are saying

Orckestra
"By leveraging Cortana Intelligence Recommendations capabilities combined with Azure Machine Learning processing power, we have enabled retailers with a Personalised Commerce Experience, allowing them to grow shopper engagement and conversions across all channels."
Frank Kouretas, Chief Product Officer, Orckestra

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