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Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Computer Vision API

by Ed Freitas

Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Computer Vision API is a state-of-the-art service provided by Microsoft through Azure that enables developers to analyze and retrieve information from images in a very simple way and with little code.

What you'll learn

Manually typing in data from a paper source onto a digital form or spending hours categorizing and tagging images one by one is tedious work and is unnecessary thanks to Microsoft's Computer Vision API. In Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Computer Vision API, you'll learn how to easily use state-of-the-art computer vision technology to solve these problems with little code. First, you'll learn to analyze images, read text (including hand-written text), and identify objects in images— such as landmarks, celebrities and nature tags. Next, you'll explore how to access this API, the type of data it is meant to analyze, and utilize its full potential in real-world scenarios. Finally, this course will help you move forward with your overall understanding of the Microsoft Cognitive Services Suite. By the end of this course, you'll have gained a fundamental knowledge of this API that will change your way of working with images forever.

About the author

Eduardo is a technology enthusiast, software architect and customer success advocate. He's designed enterprise .NET solutions that extract, validate and automate critical business processes such as Accounts Payable and Mailroom solutions for all types of organizations. He's designed and supported production systems for global names such as Coca Cola, Enel, Pirelli, Fiat-Chrysler, Xerox and many others. He's a well-known specialist in the Enterprise Content Management market segment, specifically... more

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