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Adding Intelligence to Your Apps with Microsoft Cognitive Services

December 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

Cognitive Services is a set of APIs that use the power of Machine Learning to enhance your application. Using these APIs, you can quickly add image recognition and analysis; facial recognition, speech recognition, text-to-speech capabilities, and many other features to your application. In this presentation, you will learn about the capabilities of these APIs, how to test them, and how to call them via a REST web service and using some helpful .NET libraries. 

David Giard is a former accountant and biochemist, who has been developing solutions using Microsoft technologies for over 2 decades. Currently, David helps people build solutions in his role as a Senior Microsoft Technical Evangelist. David has been very active in the developer community, speaking at numerous major conferences, code camps, and user groups around the world; helping to lead user groups; and helping to organize conferences and other geek events. He is the host and producer of the show Technology and Friends. He is the co-author of the Wrox book Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight. You can read his latest thoughts at http://www.DavidGiard.com. His hobbies include video, photography, sports, and embarrassing his sons.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

5:45 pm (Social Hour, light refreshments)
6:30 pm Presentation

Loyola University Water Tower Campus
111 E. Pearson Street, Chicago IL 60611
Beane Ballroom (13th Floor, Lewis Towers) Campus map

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Admission: Free, Open to the public

Keywords:
Machine Learning, Cognitive Services,  Application Development, Microsoft, .NET, Image Recognition, Facial  Recognition, Speech Recognition, text-to-speech

Details

Date:
December 14, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/acm-chicago/

Venue

Loyola U. Water Tower Campus Beane Hall (13th fl Lewis Towers): red line to Chicago/State or parking: http://bit.ly/wtcpark
111 E. Pearson Street, Chicago IL 60611
Chicago, IL 60611 us

Organizer

ACM Chicago