Image Processing with Cognitive Services

Image Processing with Cognitive Services

By tapping into the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities of Microsoft’s Computer Vision API (part of the Cognitive Services suite), I will show how you can extract text from images.

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Upsert to Azure SQL DB with Azure Data Factory

Upsert to Azure SQL DB with Azure Data Factory

Copy data from Table Storage to an Azure SQL Database with Azure Data Factory, by invoking a stored procedure within the SQL sink to alter the default behaviour from append only to UPSERT (update / insert). 

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React in Real-Time with Azure Event Grid

React in Real-Time with Azure Event Grid

Azure Event Grid is a fully managed, event routing service that provides a uniform approach to event consumption via the publish-subscribe model. Learn how you can enable event driven solutions to react in real-time.

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Streaming Sensor Data in Real-Time with Azure IoT Hub

Streaming Sensor Data in Real-Time with Azure IoT Hub

Stream sensor data into the cloud. Using an IoT device (Raspberry Pi), temperature readings will be sent to Azure IoT Hub, consumed by Stream Analytics and visualised in real-time by Power BI.

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How to Build a Raspberry Pi Temperature Sensor

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Temperature Sensor

Learn how to build a Raspberry Pi temperature sensor. All you need outside of the Raspberry Pi itself is a couple of jumper cables, a breakout board, a DS18B20 one-wire digital sensor and a laptop for remote access.

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Setup a Raspberry Pi with No Keyboard or Monitor

Setup a Raspberry Pi with No Keyboard or Monitor

After picking up my Raspberry Pi I stumbled onto challenge number one pretty quickly... how do I set this thing up without access to a keyboard or monitor? Fortunately, a headless setup is relatively painless. With a laptop and SD card reader, you can be up and running in no time with remote access via SSH.

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How to Build a Chatbot Without Code

How to Build a Chatbot Without Code

Learn how to create an AI powered chatbot in minutes with zero lines of code. Using QnA Maker and Azure Bot Service, we build and deploy a Slack chatbot that can answer Tesla's frequently asked questions for new owners.

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Azure Data Lake Series: Working with JSON - Part 3

Azure Data Lake Series: Working with JSON - Part 3

In part 3, we ratchet up the complexity once more to see how we handle multiple JSON files with schema structures that require extraction at multiple levels (i.e. highly hierarchical). Using U-SQL via Azure Data Lake Analytics we will transform semi-structured data into flattened CSV files to glean insights on the top restaurants across London.

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Natural Language Understanding (LUIS)

Natural Language Understanding (LUIS)

Extract intent and key pieces of information from text with LUIS (Language Understanding Intelligent Service), a machine learning based offering that falls under Microsoft's Cognitive Services suite. Natural language understanding is a key component in enabling developers to engineer features out of text (i.e. creating data out of data) as well as building conversation based interfaces.

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Getting Started with Speech to Text

Getting Started with Speech to Text

With Bing Speech API, I will show you how to convert human speech (i.e. audio) to text. Bing Speech API is part of the Azure Cognitive Services suite and shares the same speech recognition technology used by other Microsoft products such as Cortana.

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