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Cognitive Services Directory

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Vision

Learn how Vision makes it possible for apps and services to accurately identify and analyze content within images and videos. Try any service free—and quickly build computer vision-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

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

Handwriting recognition | Demo

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

Video Indexer PREVIEW

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Face detection in video

Object, scene and activity detection in video

Metadata, audio and keyframe extraction and analysis

Content Moderator

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Explicit or offensive content moderation for images and videos

Custom image and text lists to block or allow matching content

Tools for including feedback from human moderators

Custom Vision PREVIEW

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Customizable image recognition | Demo

Language

Learn about language services that ensure apps and services can understand the meaning of unstructured text or recognize the intent behind a speaker’s utterances. Try any service 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

Text sentiment analysis | Demo

Translator Text

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Automatic language detection

Automated text translation

Customizable translation

Bing Spell Check

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Web-scale, multi-lingual spell checking | Demo

Contextual spell checking

Content Moderator

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Explicit or offensive content moderation for images and videos

Custom image and text lists to block or allow matching content

Tools for including feedback from human moderators

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 customizable) voice fonts. Try any service free—and quickly build speech-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

Speech to Text PREVIEW

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Automatic speech recognition and speech transcription (speech-to-text) | Demo

Customizable speech recognition and speech transcription (speech-to-text) | Demo

Customizable speech models for unique vocabularies or accents | Demo

Speaker Recognition PREVIEW

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Speaker identification | Demo

Speaker verification | Demo

Text to Speech PREVIEW

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Automatic text-to-speech | Demo

Customizable voice fonts for text-to-speech | Demo

Speech Translation PREVIEW

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Real-time translation

Automated speech translation

Customizable translation

Knowledge

Leverage or create rich knowledge resources that can be integrated into apps and services with Knowledge services. Try these for free and quickly build Knowledge-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

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

Custom Decision PREVIEW

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Customizable content personalization

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. Check out 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.