Computer Vision Most of us will quickly bring image analysis in conjunction with high mathematical formulas and pattern recognition algorithms. The Computer Vision API but is based on a completely different level of abstraction. If one sends a picture of a squirrel on the service, “a squirrel is sitting on a rock” and a percentage chance comes in response, how much you can trust the statement. In addition, their position, as well as dominant color values can be queried tags and categories (animal, outdoor etc.
Microsoft just published a new article on the topic of Cognitive Services (formerlyProject Oxford). The Cognitive Services are a collection of SDKs and APIs along with services which should make your life easier if you want to build an intelligent application. These services basically leverage Microsoft’s existing platforms and services like Machine Learning and so on to enable developers to create applications with intelligent features like the following: Emotion Detection Video Detection Speech Detection Face Recognition Speech Recognition Vision Recognition Language Understanding Speech Understanding Our vision is for more personal computing experiences and enhanced productivity aided by systems that increasingly can see, hear, speak, understand and even begin to reason.