Azure AI

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Why Azure for AI?

Get proven, secure, and responsible AI capabilities on your terms with Azure AI. Build mission-critical solutions that can analyse images, comprehend speech, make predictions using data, and imitate other intelligent human behaviors—all using Azure AI.

Machine learning

Only Azure empowers you with the most advanced machine learning capabilities. Quickly and easily build, train and deploy your machine learning models using Azure Machine Learning, Azure Databricks and ONNX Runtime. Optimise and accelerate ML inferencing and training. Develop models faster using automated machine learning. Easily deploy at scale with Kubernetes on Azure. Manage your ML models across the cloud and the edge.

Start your learning path today

Azure Machine Learning : A Python-based machine learning service with automated machine learning and edge deployment capabilities.

ONNX Runtime : An open source model format and runtime designed to accelerate machine learning across a wide range of frameworks, operating systems and hardware platforms.

Knowledge mining

Uncover latent insights from all your content— documents, images and media – with Azure Cognitive Search. Using the only cloud search service with built-in AI capabilities, discover patterns and relationships in your content, understand sentiment, extract key phrases and more.

Azure Cognitive Search : Only search service with industry leading AI capabilities to easily extract insights from all your content.

AI apps and agents

Deliver breakthrough experiences in your apps with Cognitive Services and Bot Service. Access industry leading AI models that are being used today by millions in products such as Office 365, Xbox and Bing. Customise these models with your own data and deploy anywhere. Only Azure provides you with access to these battle-tested capabilities.

Learn how to build AI-powered apps

Cognitive Services : A collection of domain specific pre-trained AI models which can be customised with your data.

Bot Services : A purpose-built bot development environment with out-of-the-box templates to get started quickly.

Explore AI use cases by industry

  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Healthcare

Modernise finance operations and combat crime

Use AI to deliver insights that help you prevent fraud, automate payment processing and deliver improved customer experiences. Learn more about Azure for financial services.

Combat financial crime

Prevent fraud with machine learning models that detect anomalies, enhance knowledge graphs to find relationships between disparate entities and identify suspicious behaviour within financial systems.

Improve customer experiences

Understand your customers and improve their experiences with intelligent contact centres, personalised portfolio management and proactive offers powered by AI.

Modernise core banking

Enable process automation and uncover insight from unstructured data, with form recognition and natural language processing and use AI to fuel faster, optimised and more secure operations.

Improve operations throughout your supply chain

Reduce unexpected downtime, improve product quality and forecasting and streamline operations throughout your supply chain with AI on Azure. Learn more about Azure for manufacturing.

Automate quality control

Increase the efficiency and accuracy of your quality inspection by using AI-enabled visual to reduce costs, eliminate defective parts and improve your bottom line.

Practice proactive maintenance

Detect failures and root cause patterns within operational data and build predictive models that help you preempt upcoming issues and avoid downtime for your mission-critical systems.

Enhance worker safety

Use specialised AI models to identify hazards or safety breaches and trigger alerts for timely action.

Transform retail operations

Use AI to provide personalised customer recommendations and improve customer service with intelligent conversational agents. Learn more about Azure for retail.

Improve customer experiences

Use machine learning to understand customer trends and patterns and design campaigns and experiences that provide optimal return on investment to the business—and differentiated value to customers.

Optimise customer assistance

Take advantage of AI-enabled virtual agents to handle high volumes of customer service requests and get insights into customer sentiment to improve processes and increase accountability.

Optimise stock replenishment

Use spatial analysis to understand in-store aisle hot-spots, optimise product placements and customer traffic and get real-time insights on checkout lines with high queue length or dwell time.

Improve patient care and aid scientific discovery

Deliver insights from health data that support predictive and personalised care, accelerate scientific discovery and improve health outcomes. Azure for Healthcare.

Enable predictive care

Personalise patient care by providing patients with access to the health data they need to get the right care at the right time.

Improve operational outcomes

Digitise unstructured health documents to enable knowledge mining and extract actionable data and examine health insights at scale.

Accelerate innovation

Accelerate clinical research and scientific innovation with AI to improve care delivery, accelerate drug discovery, speed diagnoses and modernise treatments.