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Monthly updates for Azure Cognitive Services: August 2020

Aug 26

Immersive Reader is now generally available


Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
Aug 21

Public Preview: Cognitive Services Form Recognizer v2.1


Form Recognizer v2.1-preview.1 has been released. It includes support for new languages, checkbox/selection marks, and the submit multiple form types to a single model Id.

  • Form Recognizer
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features


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