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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By : Leif Larsen
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By: Leif Larsen

Overview of this book

Take your app development to the next level with Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services. Using Leif's knowledge of each of the powerful APIs, you'll learn how to create smarter apps with more human-like capabilities. ? Discover what each API has to offer and learn how to add it to your app ? Study each AI using theory and practical examples ? Learn current API best practices
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services
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Searching for images and videos

The Bing Image Search API and Bing Video Search API allow us to search directly for images or videos. These APIs should only be used if you just need image or video content. There is a possibility that calling these APIs will affect performance and relevance negatively, and as such, one should aim to use the Bing Web Search API.


If you have not already done so, sign up for the Bing Image Search API and the Bing Video Search API at and, respectively.

Using a common user interface

As we do not need image or video search in our Smart House application, we will go on to create a new project. Create this project using the MVVM template created in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Microsoft Cognitive Services.

These APIs do not come with any client packages. As before, we should really make these calls from the server-side...