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Add cognitive capabilities to apps with APIs and AI services

Azure AI services offers out-of-the-box and customizable APIs and scenario-based services, including keys for computer vision, language understanding, speech transcription, intelligent search and more to build cutting-edge applications, including generative ai solutions. To view more options choose the service from the family navigation located above.

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Product Features Price
Computer Vision S1
30 transactions per second for Read operations
15 transactions per second for Non-Read operations
Image Type
People Detection*
Smart Crops
Detect, Objects
Content Moderator S0
up to 10 requests per second
Moderate, Review
Face API Standard
up to 10 requests per second
Face Detection
Face Verification
Face Identification
Face Grouping
Similar Face Search
Face Storage $- per 1,000 faces per month

Computer Vision S1: Customers are charged per transaction not per API call. Learn more about what transactions are below.

* Products in Preview

Product Features Price
Language Understanding (LUIS) Standard
up to 50 requests per second
Text Requests $- per 1,000 prediction transactions
Speech Requests $- per 1,000 transactions
Language Standard
up to 1,000 requests per second and 1,000 requests per minute
Sentiment analysis (and opinion mining)
Key phrase extraction
Language detection
Named entity recognition, including PII (not available in container)
Text analytics for health
Question answering* Free
Translator S1 Text Translation
Language Detection
Bilingual Dictionary
$- per million chars (Pay as You Go)

* Text Records correspond to the number of 1,000-character units within a document that is provided as input to a Language service request.

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