This chapter was a brief introduction to Microsoft Cognitive Services. We started off by creating a template project to easily create new projects for the coming chapters. We tried this template by creating an example project for this chapter. Then you learned how to detect faces in images by utilizing the Face API. From there, we took a quick tour of what Cognitive Services has to offer. We finished off by adding text-to-speech capabilities to our application by using the Bing Speech API.

The next chapter will go into more detail of the vision part of the APIs. There, you will learn how to analyze images using the computer vision API. You will go into more detail about the Face API and will learn how to detect emotions in faces by using ...

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