This week Five Things sits down with Noelle LaCharite from the Microsoft Cognitive Services team to learn how machines can translate language, perform search on unstructured data, converse like humans and more.

Best of all, you can add these cutting edge features to your applications right away; no degree in multi-dimensional calculus required.

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In this video, Noelle LaCharite talks about the new capability that allows developers to deploy some of our cognitive services as containers! Process data in the cloud or on device at the edge, the choice is yours!

“This week in Cognitive” is focused on providing developers with a weekly look at what’s new and exciting in the area of Cognitive Services and Pre-Built AI.

This week Noelle LaCharite takes a look at the newly Generally Available service called Unified Speech as well as some preview services in speech that are fun to play around with. We will walk through the resources you need to get started and show you a demo that will get you thinking about how you can use Cognitive Search, Bots and Custom Speech to deliver delightful experiences to customers.

Project links:

https://github.com/Microsoft/BotFramework-WebChat

https://github.com/Azure-Samples/Cognitive-Speech-STT-Windows

https://github.com/Azure-Samples/Cognitive-Speech-TTS