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Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Face API

by Steve Michelotti

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are enabling great change today. This course will introduce you to the Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Face API, helping you understand how to incorporate its functionality into your own apps.

What you'll learn

Artificial Intelligence is quickly becoming one of the most important technologies in the fast-moving world today. In this course, Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Face API, you will learn how to extract metadata from faces such as emotion, age, gender, and more. First, you will see how face detection works using direct http calls as well as with the SDK. Next, you will get familiar with the face identification workflow and how to use face identification in a Postman environment. Finally, you will see how to use the Face API Explorer on your local machine. By the end of this course, you will feel confident fully leveraging the Face API over HTTP which will translate easily into your preferred programming language. Software required: Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Face API 1.0.

About the author

Steve is a Principal Software Engineering Manager with Microsoft on the Azure Global Engineering team. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a 7-time Microsoft ASP.NET MVP. Steve is an ASPInsider and is a frequent presenter at developer conferences and user groups including Microsoft Ignite, MS Tech Summit, VSLive!, and AngularMIX. Steve is passionate about Azure, Angular, and Web technologies. You can reach him at or on twitter at @smichelotti.

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