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Improve speech-to-text accuracy with Azure Custom Speech

With Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services for Speech, customers can build voice-enabled apps confidently and quickly in more than 140 languages. We make it easy for customers to transcribe speech to text (STT) with high accuracy, produce natural-sounding text-to-speech (TTS) voices, ... continue reading
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Expanding AI technology for unstructured biomedical text beyond English

The health industry is embracing the power of big data, cloud computing, and clinical analytics, harnessing data to deliver insights that can improve care and efficiency. Still, unstructured text remains a challenge—made even more complex by barriers of language. Doctors’ ... continue reading

Drive efficiency through automation and AI with the Microsoft Cloud

This year at Microsoft Ignite we explore how organizations can activate AI and automation directly in their business workflows and empower developers to use those same intelligent building blocks to deliver their own differentiated experiences. The global pandemic has created ... continue reading

3 ways Azure Speech transforms game development with AI

With Azure Cognitive Services for Speech, customers can build voice-enabled apps confidently and quickly with the Speech SDK. We make it easy for customers to transcribe speech to text (STT) with high accuracy, produce natural-sounding text-to-speech (TTS) voices, and translate ... continue reading
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Responsible AI investments and safeguards for facial recognition

A core priority for the Cognitive Services team is to ensure its AI technology, including facial recognition, is developed and used responsibly. While we have adopted six essential principles to guide our work in AI more broadly, we recognized early ... continue reading

Meta selects Azure as strategic cloud provider to advance AI innovation and deepen PyTorch collaboration

Microsoft is committed to the responsible advancement of AI to enable every person and organization to achieve more. Over the last few months, we have talked about advancements in our Azure infrastructure, Azure Cognitive Services, and Azure Machine Learning to ... continue reading
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Accelerate the in-vehicle digital experience with Azure Cognitive Services

Microsoft is helping to reshape the automotive industry in the way it serves its drivers with in-vehicle infotainment systems. As an example, Azure is partnering with XPeng to enable AI voice experiences for automotive brands and customers. The solution provides ... continue reading
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Future-proof your network with Azure for Operators

Increasing competition and ever-growing demand for mobile, always-on services challenges operators to find new strategies to grow profits and gain a competitive edge. To succeed, operators also need to embrace three critical trends: Changing the economics of their service model ... continue reading
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Microsoft unlocks the full potential of the smart building ecosystem

It is impossible to understate the profound impacts the events of 2020 have had on the real estate industry. Buildings of all kinds, from commercial offices to retail, hospitals, manufacturing plants, and more, remain in need of transformative solutions that ... continue reading
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Better outcomes with AI: Frost & Sullivan names Microsoft the leading AI platform for healthcare IT

In early 2020, Frost & Sullivan recognized Microsoft as the “undisputed leader” in global Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms for the Healthcare IT (HCIT) sector on the Frost Radar™. In a field of more than 200 global industry participants, Frost & ... continue reading