Power Bat – How Spektacom is Powering the Game of Cricket with Microsoft AI

A special guest post by cricket legend and founder of Spektacom Technologies, Anil Kumble. This post was co-authored by Tara Shankar Jana, Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft. While cricket is an old sport with a dedicated following of fans across the globe, the game has been revolutionized in the 21st century with the… Read more

A Scalable End-to-End Anomaly Detection System using Azure Batch AI

This post is authored by Said Bleik, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft. In a previous post I showed how Batch AI can be used to train many anomaly detection models in parallel for IoT scenarios. Although model training tasks are usually the most demanding ones in AI applications, making predictions at scale on a continuous… Read more

Training Many Anomaly Detection Models using Azure Batch AI

This post is authored by Said Bleik, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft. In the IoT world, it’s not uncommon that you’d want to monitor thousands of devices across different sites to ensure normal behavior. Devices can be as small as microcontrollers or as big as aircraft engines and might have sensors attached to them to… Read more

Using Cortana Intelligence in HoloLens Applications

This post is authored by Scott Haynie, Senior Software Engineer, and Senja Filipi, Software Engineer, at Microsoft. Telemetry plays an important role when you operationalize new experiences/apps that span the web, mobile and IoT, including new gadgets such as the Microsoft HoloLens. The abundance of data that is made available can help developers monitor and… Read more

IoT to Help the Stanford Linear Accelerator Beam Keep Going for the Next 50 Years

Re-posted from the Microsoft News Center Over its 50-year history, research conducted at the SLAC (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center) has led to the discovery of matter’s fundamental building blocks and unveiled insights into the origin of the universe and the nature of dark energy. The work at SLAC has also helped scientists discover new drugs,… Read more

6 Minutes to Learn How to Get a Cloud-Based IoT Solution Running!

This post is by Santosh Balasubramanian, a Program Manager in the Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics team Have you ever wondered how to connect cheap devices like Arduino boards or Raspberry Pi’s with off-the-shelf sensors (which measure such things as temperature, light, motion, sound, etc.) to create your own monitoring solutions? Have you assumed that it… Read more

Microsoft ML featured on CIO magazine, WIRED, KDnuggets and PCWorld in the past week

Microsoft’s Machine Learning technology got a bit of press coverage in the past week – here’s a quick round up of the major stories:  1. Internet of Things Helps Asthma Patients Breathe Easily  Medical device company Aerocrine is reducing device downtime and better servicing hospitals and clinics by using new IoT services from Microsoft including… Read more

Azure Event Hubs now commercially available

Yesterday, we announced the commercial availability of Azure Event Hubs. In the IoT (Internet of Things) world that we live in, ever large amounts of telemetry data are being emitted by multiple distinct sources such as sensors and applications embedded into things that we use or interact with every day. Azure Event Hubs allows for… Read more

Microsoft Adds Streaming Analytics, Data Production and Workflow Services to Azure

This is a repost of an article by Joseph Sirosh on Microsoft’s Data Platform Insider blog in which we announced three new services earlier today: Azure Stream Analytics, a cost-effective event processing engine that helps uncover real-time insights from devices, sensors, infrastructure, applications and data quickly and easily. Azure Data Factory, which enables information production… Read more