The current post attempts to present an overview of the Azure AI and Machine Learning services, as of late October 2020. Given the dynamic nature of public clouds, this list will most likely change soon in the near future but nevertheless acts as a general point of reference when discussing Azure AI and machine learning services.
You find an overview of all Azure service categories at https://stefanos.cloud/blog/azure-service-categories/.
A very good analysis of the differences between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) can be found at: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/artificial-intelligence-ai-vs-machine-learning/.
Azure offers the following Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities in the cloud:
- Machine Learning
- Computer Vision
- Natural Language Processing
- Conversational AI
AI + Machine Learning services
Azure allows you to create the next generation of applications using artificial intelligence capabilities for any developer and any scenario.
Easily add anomaly detection capabilities to your apps.
Intelligent, serverless bot service that scales on demand
AI-powered cloud search service for mobile and web app development
Fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform
Bring AI to everyone with an end-to-end, scalable, trusted platform with experimentation and model management
Cloud platform to host and share curated open datasets to accelerate development of machine learning models
Give your app intelligent autosuggest options for searches
An easy-to-use, ad-free, commercial-grade search tool that lets you deliver the results you want
Enrich your experiences by identifying and augmenting entity information from the web
Search for images and get comprehensive results
Search for news and get comprehensive results
Detect and correct spelling mistakes in your app
Search for videos and get comprehensive results
Get rich insights to help build compelling image applications on the device of your choice.
Get enhanced search details from billions of web documents
Add smart API capabilities to enable contextual interactions
Distill actionable information from images
Automated image, text, and video moderation
Easily customize your own state-of-the-art computer vision models for your unique use case
Rich pre-configured environment for AI development
Detect, identify, analyze, organize, and tag faces in photos
The AI-powered document extraction service that understands your forms
Empower users of all ages and abilities to read and comprehend text
Build computer vision and speech models using a developer kit with advanced AI sensors
Teach your apps to understand commands from your users
Power genome sequencing & research insights
An AI service that delivers a personalized user experience
A machine teaching service for creating intelligent industrial control systems using simulations
Distill information into conversational, easy-to-navigate answers
A Speech service feature that verifies and identifies speakers
A Speech service feature that accurately converts spoken audio to text
Easily integrate real-time speech translation to your app
Easily evaluate sentiment and topics to understand what users want
A Speech service feature that converts text to lifelike speech
Easily conduct machine translation with a simple REST API call
Unlock video insights
An AI service that monitors metrics and diagnoses issues
Becoming Azure-certified AI engineer
Microsoft offers a free MS Learn course on AI services: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/azure-ai-engineer/?tab=tab-learning-paths.