Alarm App Uses ML from Project Oxford to Wake You Up

Re-posted from The Fire Hose A new app from the Microsoft Garage, the Mimicker Alarm for Android mixes cool machine learning algorithms from Microsoft Research with some plain fun, and all in an attempt to wake you up – and keep you up. The app shows off the ML capabilities of Microsoft Project Oxford, specifically… Read more

Now Available: Speaker & Video APIs from Microsoft Project Oxford

This post is by Ryan Galgon, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Technology and Research Last month we announced new features for Microsoft Project Oxford machine learning APIs, enabling developers across different platforms to easily add intelligence to applications without having to be AI experts. Project Oxford is just one instance of a broader class of work… Read more

MyMoustache.net Succeeds with Microsoft Project Oxford Face API

Posted by Ryan Galgon, Senior Program Manager in the Technology & Research group at Microsoft. Last month we announced new features for Microsoft Project Oxford machine learning APIs, including the addition of emotion, video, spell check, speaker recognition, the Custom Recognition Intelligent Service and improvements to our existing Face APIs. With Project Oxford, developers across… Read more

Happy? Sad? Angry? New Microsoft Tool Recognizes Emotions In Pictures

Reposted from the ‘Next at Microsoft’ blog. The Microsoft Project Oxford team has announced the public beta of a new tool to help developers recognize emotions in pictures. Chris Bishop, head of Microsoft Research Cambridge in the United Kingdom, showed off the tool in a keynote talk at the Microsoft Future Decoded conference. The emotion… Read more

Microsoft expands availability of Project Oxford intelligent services

Posted by Ryan Galgon, Senior Program Manager in the Technology & Research group at Microsoft. Earlier this year, we announced Project Oxford, a set of APIs, SDKS and services available to developers to make their applications more intelligent, engaging and discoverable. Project Oxford expands upon Microsoft’s portfolio of machine learning APIs and enables developers to… Read more

Who’s Your Doppelganger? #TwinsOrNotRobot Will Tell You

Often hear you look just like someone else? Or you just know you look like a certain celebrity? Now you can just ask #TwinsOrNotRobot and find out for yourself! A few weeks ago we introduced TwinsOrNot as a demo at //build/tour. The site lets you select any two photos, compare the faces and provides you… Read more

Fun with ML, Stream Analytics and PowerBI – Observing Virality in Real Time

This post is authored by Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian, Engineers in Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft. To subscribe to this blog, click here. Updated 5/2/2015 We’ve had some questions so we updated this post to be more clear. To answer the top one: No we don’t store photos, we don’t share them… Read more