Microsoft Project Oxford team creates tools that can recognize emotions in pictures

 |   Athima Chansanchai

Recent advances in the fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence are allowing computer scientists to create smarter apps that can identify things like sounds, words, images – and even facial expressions.

The Microsoft Project Oxford team announced plans to release public beta versions of new tools that help developers take advantage of those capabilities, including one that can recognize emotion. Chris Bishop, head of Microsoft Research Cambridge in the United Kingdom, showed off the emotion tool early Wednesday in a keynote talk at Future Decoded, a Microsoft conference on the future of business and technology.

Read more about these new tools on the Next at Microsoft blog.

Athima Chansanchai
Microsoft News Center Staff

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