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Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms using just a few lines of code. They work across devices and platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows, keep improving, and are easy to set up.

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No matter what app you want to create, we have APIs that add machine-based intelligence and bring your ideas to life.

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Some of today's most innovative apps use intelligence APIs. Find inspiration with these groundbreaking projects.

From faces to feelings, these APIs allow your apps to understand image and video content.

Hear and speak to your users with APIs that filter noise, identify speakers, and more.

APIs that allow your app to process natural language and learn how to recognize what users want.

Tap into rich knowledge amassed from the web, academia, or your own data.

Make your apps more intelligent with the power of Bing APIs, A single call accesses data from billions of web pages, images, videos, and news.

See just one of the many insights we can infer from your data with this demo of the Emotion API. We don’t keep any images uploaded to this demo.
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