Form Recognizer is a Cognitive Service that lets you identify and extract text, key/value pairs, and table data from documents. With Form Recognizer you can train custom models to extract structured data from your forms and documents.

Learn about the latest updates in Azure Form Recognizer, including the Form Recognizer v2.1 Preview.

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Microsoft has teams distributed across the world that are helping our customers solve problems that are very unique to their business and their communities.

Here’s an interesting conversation from the Caribbean Developer Conference.

While we were in the Dominican Republic, we sat down with Cloud Solution Architect Mabel Gerónimo from the local Microsoft office to talk about how they’re combining tools like Bot Framework, Power BI, and cognitive services to solve interesting business problems in the country.

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  • [01:13] – The value of Bot framework
  • [02:03] – Power BI Desktop
  • [03:10] – Using QnA maker to interact with bots
  • [04:52] – Triggering the bot

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Isaac Levin joins Scott Hanselman to talk about building highly scalable applications and having fun with the Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock sample application.

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock is a multi-language application built with Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code, deployed with GitHub Actions and running on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

It also uses Machine Learning and Azure Cognitive Services (Custom Vision API). Languages used in this application include .NET, Node.js, Python, Java, and PHP.     

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Search based apps are crucial for any business or enterprise for a variety of scenarios and end goals.

Heres a video that highlights very specific capabilities for ingesting, enriching, indexing and visualization of the data.

Watch to better understand what is azure cognitive search, the underlying technology, what unique capabilities does it offer and how can they can get started to build great apps for web, mobile or line of business.

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Christina Lee joins Scott Hanselman to show what’s new in Azure Cognitive Services.  Cognitive Services bring AI within reach of every developer—without requiring machine-learning expertise.  All it takes is an API call to embed the ability to see, hear, speak, search, understand, and accelerate decision-making into your apps.

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