Cognitive Services on Azure
Cognitive computing has in recent years increasingly been the subject of a major marketing hype, and the concept has thus become part of modern marketing jargon, but as cognitive computing platforms have emerged and become commercially available, real applications and software has seen today's light. Cognitive computing platforms include machine learning, language processing, speech and visual recognition, interaction, and many other technologies.
Microsoft Cognitive Services -intelligent applications
The purpose of Microsoft Cognitive Services is to make applications more intelligent by adding intelligent functionality, such as face detection, sense detection, speech and visual recognition and speech and language understanding into the applications.
Microsoft's ambition with Cognitive Services is to personalize data processing and to streamline workflows, using intelligent systems only, which will be better and better to see, speak, hear, understand, and even be able to reason, meaning to contemplate and think and therefrom draw logical conclusions and inferences.