Sogeti Intelligent Experience Thinkubator is a 6-week process where new technology is applied in a controlled manner. The focus is on solving business problems with Microsoft Cognitive service
Cognitive services span Vision, Speech, Language, Knowledge, and Search. Combining many of these services together can either improve user interaction models. Solved business problem A business problem of the client is solved with a solution using Azure Cognitive services. During the Thinkubator, the design of the solution is created and that solution is the answer to the business problem. Furthermore, the solution is validated with end users to prove the value.
Implemented Solution During the Thinkubator, the chatbot or AI solution is implemented in the client’s context. Building blocks are used to accelerate the implementation. The Chatbot building blocks are described later in this document.
Knowledge, understanding and experience The client is part of the complete process, from selecting a business problem to the implemented AI solution. That will bring a lot of knowledge about the process of experimenting with new technologies, how to shape a solution and how to validate the solution. Furthermore, the implemented chatbot or cognitive service solution is built in the context of the client, so that experience and the understanding of the complete organization will help them to adopt this new technology fast and controlled.
Vision: Image-processing algorithms to smartly identify, caption and moderate your pictures • Computer vision: Distill actionable information from images • Content Moderator: Automatically moderate potentially offensive images, text and videos • Customer Vision Service: Train a web service to recognize specific content in images • Face: Identify human faces and emotions in images • Video indexer: Easily extract insights from your videos to enrich your applications Speech: Convert spoken audio into text, use voice for verification, or add speaker recognition to your app • Bing Speech: Convert speech to text and text to speech • Speaker Recognition: Use speech to identify and authenticate individual speakers • Custom Speech Service: Overcome speech recognition barriers like speaking style, background noise, and vocabulary • Translator Speech: Easily conduct real-time speech translation on your app Language: Enable your apps to process natural language with pre-built scripts, evaluate sentiment and learn how to recognize what users want • Bing Spell Check: Add spell checking functionality to your app • Language Understanding (LUIS): Add language understanding intelligence to your apps with minimal effort • Linguistic Analysis: Easily parse complex text with language analysis • Text Analytics: Easily evaluate sentiment, language, and key phrases to understand what users want • Translator Text: Easily conduct machine translation for 60+ languages Knowledge: Map complex information and data in order to solve tasks such as intelligent recommendations and semantic search • Knowledge Exploration Service: Enable interactive search experiences over structured data via natural language inputs • Entity Linking Service: Power your app's data links with named entity recognition and disambiguation • Academic Knowledge: Tap into the wealth of academic content in the Microsoft Academic Graph using the Academic Knowledge API • QnA Maker: Distill information into an easy-to-navigate FAQ for bot services • Customer Decision Service: Create custom experiences with adaptive, contextual decision-making Search: Add Bing Search APIs to your apps and harness the ability to comb billions of webpages, images, videos, and news with a single API call • Bing Autosuggest: Give your app intelligent autosuggest options for searches • Bing News Search: Search for news and get comprehensive results • Bing Web Search: Get enhanced search details from billions of web documents • Bing Entity Search: Enrich your experiences by identifying and augmenting entity information from the web • Bing Image Search: Search for images and get comprehensive results • Bing Video Search: Search for videos and get comprehensive results • Bing Custom Search: Create tailored site search or vertical search experiences for topics you care about Labs: Cognitive Services Labs are early preview limited availability leading innovation APIs and SDKs that allow developers to start experimenting with Microsoft’s latest and greatest Cognitive Services. Project Prague: SDK to incorporate gesture-based controls into your apps. Quickly define and implement customized hand gestures, creating a more natural user experience. Limited private preview availability at launch. Project Cuzco: API to help developers find events associated with Wikipedia entities. Begin with a Wikipedia entity, and receive a list of related events organized by time. Project Johannesburg: API to calculate route logistics for with deeper location intelligence to account for specific enterprise requirements. IE: weight, height length, hazardous materials, etc. Project Nanjing: API to calculate isochrones - time and distance-based recommendations for enterprise route optimization.