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Azure Video Indexer & Phi-3 introduce Textual Video Summary on Edge: Better Together story

Azure AI Video Indexer collaborated with the Phi-3 team to introduce a Textual Video Summary capability on Edge.   This collaboration showcases the utilization of the SLM, Phi-3 model, enabling the Azure AI Video Indexer team to extend the same LLM based summarization capabilities that are available for the cloud, to also be available on the […]

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GenAI Mastery: Crafting Robust Enterprise Solutions with PromptFlow and LangChain

In the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, generative AI (GenAI) has emerged as a game-changer for enterprises. However, building end-to-end GenAI applications that are robust, observable, and scalable can be challenging. This blog post will guide you through the process of creating enterprise-grade GenAI solutions using PromptFlow and LangChain, with a focus on observability,

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Fine-tuning Florence-2 for VQA (Visual Question Answering) using the Azure ML Python SDK and MLflow

Released by Microsoft in mid-June 2024 under an MIT license, Florence-2 is less than 1B in size (0.23B for the base model and 0.77B for the large model) and is efficient for vision and vision-language tasks (OCR, captioning, object detection, instance segmentation, and so on). All of Florence-2’s weights are publicly available, so you can

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How to boost your incident response readiness

Cyberthreats are evolving with alarming sophistication, making it crucial for organizations to react swiftly to incidents and prepare for potential threats. Preparing your organization’s incident response readiness falls broadly into three categories: the process, the people, and the technologies. Often with cybersecurity, more focus is on the technology aspect. Although there is no question that

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What’s new in Azure AI Translator: document translation?

Seattle—June 18, 2024—Today, we are happy to announce new releases and enhancements to Azure AI Translator Service. We are introducing a new endpoint which unifies document translation async batch and sync operation and the SDKs are updated. Now, you can use and deploy document translation features in your organization to translate documents through Azure AI

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Navigating the Generative AI Landscape with Azure AI Services: Insights from Customer Round Table

Introduction The adoption of Generative AI (GenAI) technologies is accelerating, driven by the transformative potential they offer across various sectors. Recently, we hosted a customer round table conference at Microsoft Build, focusing on the journeys and adoption of GenAI using Azure AI services. Industry leaders from diverse fields shared their experiences, challenges, and strategies, providing

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Cloud security posture and contextualization across cloud boundaries from a single dashboard

Introduction:   Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you wanted to prioritize the riskiest misconfigurations on cloud workloads across Azure, AWS, and GCP? Have you ever wondered how to implement a unified dashboard for cloud security posture across a multicloud environment?   This article covers how you can achieve these scenarios by using

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Document Intelligence and Index Creation Using Azure ML with Parallel Processing (Part 1)

Besides Azure portal, you can also do document intelligence and index creation in ML studio. The entire process of index creation includes several steps, crack_and_chunk, generate_embeddings, update_index, and register_index. In Azure ML studio you can create or use components for each of those steps and stitch them together as a pipeline.  What is it? Usually,

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AI jailbreaks: What they are and how they can be mitigated

Generative AI systems are made up of multiple components that interact to provide a rich user experience between the human and the AI model(s). As part of a responsible AI approach, AI models are protected by layers of defense mechanisms to prevent the production of harmful content or being used to carry out instructions that

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6 insights from Microsoft’s 2024 state of multicloud risk report to evolve your security strategy

Multicloud computing has become the foundation for digital businesses, with 86% of organizations having already adopted a multicloud approach.1 However, for all its benefits around increased agility, flexibility, and choice, we also see unique challenges with multicloud—including the need to manage security, identity, and compliance across different cloud service providers (CSPs), ensure data portability, and

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