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Seeing AI app – Nadella intro from Build 2016 conference

Seeing AI app – Nadella intro from Build 2016 conference

11 months ago
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces the Seeing AI app and software engineer Saqib Shaikh at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference. Shaikh, who lost his sight when he was seven, helped develop the app, which uses computer vision and natural language processing to describe a person’s surroundings, read text, answer questions and even identify emotions on […]
Introduction to Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS) – Microsoft Cognitive Services

Introduction to Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS) – Microsoft Cognitive Services

11 months ago
One of the key problems in human-computer interactions is the ability of the computer to understand what a person wants, yet with LUIS, it’s no longer a problem. You can use LUIS to develop virtual assistants, chat bots, IOT experiences or any intelligent service on any device In this session, Osmar Soursour, Software Developer Engineer […]
Introduction to Custom Recognition Intelligent Service (CRIS) – Microsoft Cognitive Services

Introduction to Custom Recognition Intelligent Service (CRIS) – Microsoft Cognitive Services

11 months ago
With CRIS, overcoming speech recognition barriers like speaking style, background noise and vocabulary is no longer a challenge. In this session, Osama Abuelsorour, Senior Software Developer Engineer at ATL-Cairo, will talk about how you can use CRIS to create a speech recognition endpoint that’s customized to your application. Learn more: www.microsoft.com/cognitive-services/ Microsoft Cognitive Services API […]
Introduction to Speaker Recognition API  – Microsoft Cognitive Services

Introduction to Speaker Recognition API – Microsoft Cognitive Services

11 months ago
As voice has unique characteristics, similar to a fingerprint, that can be used to identify a user. Just like everyone has a unique fingerprint everyone has a unique voice. In this session, Mohamed Gouda, Senior Program Manager at ATL-Cairo, will talk about how Speaker Recognition RESTful APIs helps you recognize users based on their voice. […]
FarmBeats tracks soil, moisture data 24/7

FarmBeats tracks soil, moisture data 24/7

12 months ago
FarmBeats, a new agriculture research project developed by Microsoft, uses solar-powered white space-based Internet connectivity to record soil temperature and moisture levels and track them with cloud-based computing models. FarmBeats enables data-driven farming in remote areas through the use of inexpensive monitoring equipment, including cameras, to help increase the food yield of farms. Learn more: […]
Intelligent cloud computing lifts villages out of water poverty

Intelligent cloud computing lifts villages out of water poverty

12 months ago
A team from the University of Oxford hopes to lift five million people in rural Africa and Asia from water-related poverty by linking smart water-pumps to the cloud. Cortana Intelligence Suite is empowering project partners including UNICEF to monitor the health of water systems at regional scale. To learn more about the Microsoft Azure for […]
Microsoft Translator: Speech Translation Made Easy

Microsoft Translator: Speech Translation Made Easy

12 months ago
Take a look under the hood of an app using the new speech translation API. Microsoft Translator’s Group Program Manager, Chris Wendt, and Program Manager Kelly Altom walk you through the code of an iOS designed to add multi-language support to information centers. The full app is available open source on GitHub at github.com/MicrosoftTranslator/InfoCenter-Speech-To-Speech-IOS-Swift. For […]
//build/ 2016: Adding Microsoft Translator’s new speech API to an app

//build/ 2016: Adding Microsoft Translator’s new speech API to an app

12 months ago
In this excerpt from //build/, walk through adding speech translation to an app built with APIs from Microsoft’s Cognitive Services. View the full, unedited presentation at channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2016/B855. For more information about speech translation with the Microsoft Translator API, visit www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/speech.aspx
//build/ 2016: Harry Shum presents speech translation by Microsoft Translator

//build/ 2016: Harry Shum presents speech translation by Microsoft Translator

12 months ago
In this excerpt from his presentation at //build/, Microsoft Executive Vice President Dr. Harry Shum, the head of Microsoft’s Technology and Research, introduces Microsoft Translator’s new speech translation capabilities and two demo apps from our partners, Tele2 and ProDeaf. View Dr. Shum’s full, unedited presentation at channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2016/B878. For more information about speech translation with the […]
How interns impact research at Microsoft

How interns impact research at Microsoft

12 months ago
Top Microsoft Research executives and interns comment on the contributions interns make and the opportunities they have to work with some of the world’s top researchers. Learn more: research.microsoft.com/
Multilingual Speech to Sign Language Translator

Multilingual Speech to Sign Language Translator

12 months ago
ProDeaf, an application vendor specializing in developing technologies to support the hard-of-hearing and deaf communities, integrated the new Microsoft Translator Speech Translation API into their sign language avatar app to enable multi-lingual support of speech to sign scenarios. Learn more about the Speech Translation API at www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/translatorspeechapi
How interns impact research at Microsoft

How interns impact research at Microsoft

12 months ago
Top Microsoft Research executives and interns comment on the contributions interns make and the opportunities they have to work with some of the world’s top researchers.