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Jul 26

Speech-to-text REST API v3.0 will be retired by 31 March 2026.

Target availability: Q1 2026

Speech-to-text REST API v3.0 will be retired by 31 March 2026. Update your code that uses Speech-to-text REST API. We recently updated the Speech-to-text REST API to version 3.1. Version 3.1 builds on the capabilities of the previous version and adds new features including language identification and multi-speaker diarization. With these enhancements, we'll retire version 3.0 of the API on 31 March 2026.

  • Azure AI Speech
  • SDK and Tools
Jul 18

Public Preview: Vector search, a feature of Azure Cognitive Search


Target availability: Q3 2023

With Vector search, Developers can store, index, and deliver search applications over vector representations of organizational data including text, images, audio, video, and more.

  • Features


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