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Monthly updates for Azure Cognitive Services: February 2020

Feb 24

Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision Read API v3.0 now in preview

Target availability: Q1 2020

Cognitive Services Computer Vision Read API of is now available in v3.0 (in preview). Read features the newest models for optical character recognition (OCR), allowing you to extract text from printed and handwritten documents.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Computer Vision
  • Features
Feb 11

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


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.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
  • Services
Jan 31

Azure Cognitive Services Translator Text—Five new languages added


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

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Translator
  • Services


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