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July 2019

Jul 15

Cognitive Services Form Recognizer prebuilt capability

IN PREVIEW

Form Recognizer learns the structure of your forms to intelligently extract text and data.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
Jul 10

Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment v3 available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

The latest release of the Text Analytics API's sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral, and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available in public preview Central Canada, East Asia, and Central US.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
  • Features
  • Services

June 2019

Jun 20

Public Preview: Immersive Reader, an Azure Cognitive Service

IN PREVIEW

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
Jun 6

Cognitive Services Text Analytics' Named Entity Recognition is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

We are happy to announce the general availability of Named Entity Recognition supporting English and Spanish languages as part of Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics API.

  • Text Analytics
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services

May 2019

May 7

Significant new updates to Azure Cognitive Services

We are introducing a new category in Cognitive Services called Decision that reflects the evolution of the product portfolio. We are also introducing new services and capabilities under the Vision, Speech and Language categories. And, we are continuing to make more Cognitive Services available on the edge and on-premises with containers. Read blog

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features

April 2019

Apr 2

Anomaly Detector is now available

IN PREVIEW

Anomaly Detector, a new service within Azure Cognitive Services, is now available for developers. Easily embed anomaly detection capabilities into your apps to quickly identify problems and help minimize loss and customer impact.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
Apr 2

Cognitive Services Custom Vision is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily customize your own state-of-the-art computer vision models for your unique use case. Just upload a few labeled images and let Custom Vision Service do the hard work. With just one click, you can export trained models to be run on a device or as Docker containers.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services

January 2019

Jan 18

Azure Cognitive Services Custom Speech Model Hosting resource GUID change

NOW AVAILABLE

Effective April 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs and the unit of measure for Azure Cognitive Services Custom Speech Model Hosting will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services

December 2018

Dec 19

Cognitive Services Speech Services neural text-to-speech capability is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Cognitive Services Speech Services now offers a neural text-to-speech capability in preview. Use this capability to deploy voices to apps that are nearly indistinguishable from the human voice.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Text to Speech
  • Services
Dec 11

Connect Cognitive Services subscription to enable unlimited skillset execution

IN PREVIEW

Starting December 21, 2018, you’ll be able to associate your Cognitive Services subscription with an Azure Search skillset. The skillset execution will be charged as part of the Cognitive Services subscription. On December 21, 2018, we’ll also begin charging for image extraction as part of our document-cracking stage. Text extraction from documents will continue to be offered at no additional cost.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Services
Dec 4

Custom Translation capability of Text Translator

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing general availability of custom translation capability in Translator Text Cognitive Service

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Translator
  • Features
  • Microsoft Connect
Dec 4

Language Understanding Container Support: Preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing Language Understanding Cognitive Service Container Support in Preview

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Language Understanding
  • Features
  • Microsoft Connect

November 2018

Nov 14

Azure Cognitive Services Containers are in preview

IN PREVIEW

Deploy Azure Cognitive Services on-premises and on the edge with container support in Cognitive Services. Cognitive Services containers allow developers to use the same intelligent APIs that are available in Azure, but with the flexibility that comes with Docker containers.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
Nov 14

Azure Cognitive Services new enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements include Logo Detection in Custom Vision Service and Translation improvements.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services

October 2018

Oct 17

Azure Cognitive Services available in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

New regions are now available for Azure Cognitive Services. The Content Moderator, Computer Vision, Face, Translator Text, and Language Understanding (LUIS) Services are now generally available in US Government regions.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Cognitive Services—Speech Service now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Speech service is now generally available, combining the following capabilities in one service: speech-to-text; text-to-speech; custom speech; and speech translation.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Speech Services
  • Services

July 2018

Jul 16

Public preview: Speech SDK 0.5.0 for Cognitive Services

Version 0.5.0 of the Speech SDK for Cognitive Services has been released with support for UWP, .NET Standard, and Java; feature updates; and bug fixes.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • SDK and Tools

June 2018

Jun 7

Cognitive Services Speech SDK June 2018 update

Cognitive Services Speech SDK 0.4.0 has been released with additional functionalities of audio input stream support and detailed output format support, along with bug fixes.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • SDK and Tools

May 2018

May 21

Microsoft Cognitive Services | Custom Vision Service API

IN PREVIEW

Custom Vision Service API aims to identify trained objects and show their location within images.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
May 21

Microsoft Cognitive Services | Computer Vision API

IN PREVIEW

Computer Vision API represents a collection of state-of-the-art image-processing algorithms, designed to return information based on visual content and to help generate suitable thumbnails.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features

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