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Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services

By : Chris Seferlis, Christopher Nellis, Andy Roberts
Book Image

Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services

By: Chris Seferlis, Christopher Nellis, Andy Roberts

Overview of this book

Azure Cognitive Services and OpenAI are a set of pre-built artificial intelligence (AI) solution APIs that can be leveraged from existing applications, allowing customers to take advantage of Microsoft’s award-winning Vision, Speech, Text, Decision, and GPT-4 AI capabilities. With Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services, you’ll work through industry-specific examples of implementations to get a head-start in your production journey. You’ll begin with an overview of the categorization of Azure Cognitive Services and the benefits of embracing AI solutions for practical business applications. After that, you’ll explore the benefits of using Azure Cognitive Services to optimize efficiency and improve predictive capabilities. Then, you’ll learn how to leverage Vision capabilities for quality control, Form Recognizer to streamline supply chain nuances, language understanding to improve customer service, and Cognitive Search for next-generation knowledge-mining solutions. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to implement various Cognitive Services solutions that will help you enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the customer experience at your organization. You’ll also be well equipped to automate mundane tasks by reaping the full potential of OpenAI.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Part 1: Ocean Smart – an AI Success Story
Part 2: Deploying Next-Generation Knowledge Mining Solutions with Azure Cognitive Search
Part 3: Other Cognitive Services That Will Help Your Company Optimize Operations


Azure Cognitive Services and AI are powerful tools that transform the way businesses and organizations operate in today’s data-driven world. With a wide range of services covering areas such as speech recognition, natural language processing, and computer vision, Azure offers businesses the ability to integrate cutting-edge AI technologies into their existing systems and processes, driving innovation and growth.

The ease of integration and scalability of Azure Cognitive Services, combined with its reliability and security, make it an attractive choice for organizations of all sizes, regardless of their technical expertise or resources. Additionally, the Azure platform provides businesses with the ability to quickly and easily experiment with new AI-powered solutions, reducing the risk and complexity associated with traditional software development.

In this book, we have explored the various components of Azure Cognitive Services, detailing the specific capabilities...