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    Cognitive Services Directory

    Manage Cognitive Services in the Azure Cloud or test them with temporary access

    Vision

    Learn how Vision makes it possible for apps and services to accurately identify and analyze content within images, videos, and digital ink.

    Computer Vision

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    Image classification

    Scene and activity recognition in images | Demo

    Celebrity and landmark recognition in images | Demo

    Optical character recognition (OCR) in images | Demo | Container Support

    Face

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    Face detection in images | Demo

    Person Identification in images

    Emotion recognition in images | Demo

    Similar face recognition and grouping in images | Demo

    Ink Recognizer PREVIEW

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    Recognize digital ink and handwriting

    Recognize and pinpoint common shapes

    Enable productivity scenarios

    Video Indexer

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    Full analysis for the visual and audio channels of the video

    Conducts facial, object, keyframe recognition, OCR, and transcription

    Advanced insights such as topic inference, brands and emotion detection

    Custom Vision

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    Customizable image recognition | Demo

    Form Recognizer PREVIEW

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    Extract text, key-value pairs, and tables from documents

    Customized to your forms, without manual labeling

    Deploy anywhere, from the cloud to the edge

    Language

    Learn about language services that ensure apps and services can understand the meaning of unstructured text or recognize the intent behind a speaker’s utterances. Try any service free—and quickly build Language-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

    Text Analytics

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    Named Entity Recognition | Demo

    Key phrase extraction | Demo

    Text sentiment analysis | Demo

    Translator Text

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    Automatic language detection | Container Support

    Automated text translation

    Customizable translation

    QnA Maker

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    QnA extraction from unstructured text | Demo

    Knowledge base creation from collections of Q&As | Demo

    Semantic matching for knowledge bases

    Language Understanding

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    Contextual language understanding | Demo

    Immersive Reader PREVIEW

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    Help users read and comprehend text

    Features for readers of all abilities

    Speech

    Discover how Speech enables the integration of speech processing capabilities into any app or service. Convert spoken language into text or produce natural sounding speech from text using standard (or customizable) voice fonts. Try any service free—and quickly build speech-enabled apps and services with the following capabilities.

    Speech Services

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    Automatic speech-to-text transcription with customizable models | Demo | Container Support

    Natural text-to-speech with custom voice fonts | Demo | Container Support

    Real-time speech translation | Demo

    Speaker Recognition PREVIEW

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    Speaker identification | Demo

    Speaker verification | Demo

    Decision

    Leverage these services that enable informed and efficient decision-making.

    Content Moderator

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    Detect potential offensive and unwanted images

    Filter possible profanity and undesirable text

    Moderate adult and racy content in videos

    Use built-in review tool for best results

    Anomaly Detector PREVIEW

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    Monitor business health in real-time

    Conduct IoT-remote monitoring

    Leverage interactive data analytics

    Personalizer PREVIEW

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    Deliver rich personalized experiences in your apps

    Deploy anywhere, from the cloud to the edge

    Understand and easily manage the reinforcement learning loop

    Explore Azure Search with new cognitive skills

    Part of Azure Search, discover the new Cognitive Search feature to understand the content of your enterprise files, extract information and enrich it so that you can quickly find the information and insights that you care about.

    Cognitive Services Labs

    Labs provides developers with an early look at emerging Cognitive Services technologies. Check out the newest research and cutting-edge designs from these innovative project teams. See what the future of Cognitive Services has to offer. Labs are not Azure Services.