Using Microsoft Cognitive Emotion API with Android App Studio

Guest blog by Suyash Kabra. Microsoft Student Partner at University College London About me I am a 2nd year Computer Science student at University College London. I am passionate about hackathons, playing video games, listening to music and watching movies. I am really interested in cognitive services as well as virtual/augmented reality and machine learning….


Building an Assignment Bot with Microsoft Bot Framework

Guest blog by Wang (Leonard) Ge Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College London About me Hello! My name is Leonard I’m a 2nd year student, studying Computer Science Engineering at Imperial College London My interest areas mainly include front end development, Here is my LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/wang-ge and my GitHub: https://github.com/524119574 Introduction With the advancement…


Showing the effects of insulin on a liver cell using Bio Model Analyzer

  Guest post by Audrey Adeline Microsoft Student Partner at Cambridge University Hello! My name is Audrey and I am a first year undergraduate reading Natural Sciences at University of Cambridge this year. I am passionate about science and technology, especially on how it can help to improve other people’s lives. Perhaps just like you,…


Mixed Reality Immersive– A Beginners guide to building for MR

Guest post by Simon Jackson MVP Windows Development With the recent release of the Microsoft Mixed Reality headsets, controllers and the awesome Fall Creators update for Windows 10, it has never been a better time to immerse yourself in to the Mixed Reality space. We say Mixed Reality, as unlike traditional VR products and solutions,…

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Capturing Occupant Well-being Through Facial Expressions using Microsoft Cognitive Services

Guest post by PhD Student Mark Allen from the University of Cambridge you can read more about me at my blog at https://naturalhouse.org.uk/ About me I am a second year PhD student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge with broad academic interests ranging from architecture to biomimetics. A civil engineer by training, these…


Cloud, Data and AI Announcements @ Ignite 2017

As always around this time of the year we hold our annual conferences Ignite and Envision.  This is typically the time to pay close attention as new announcements are plenty.  Let’s walk through some of the most important announcements. Data & AI Machine Learning Talking to data scientist has taught us that improvements to the…


Azure Data Box Preview

Wanting to move lots of data to the cloud can take a long time and cost quite a bit, even over fast connections.  In the past have shared how Universities can move data from on Premise into Microsoft Data Centres using Microsoft Storage Import & Export https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/uk_faculty_connection/2017/04/28/post-your-harddrive-for-upload-to-the-cloud/ Which allows Azure users to import data to…


透過 Azure SDK for Media Services 與 C# 以 Azure Active Directory 進行身分驗證

Microsoft Azure Media Services 將於 2018 年6月22日更改身分驗證的方式,過去 Azure Media Services 使用的 Azure Access Control Service (ACS) 身分驗證機制將被 Azure Active Directory 的驗證方式所取代 ( https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-media-service-aad-auth-and-acs-deprecation/ )。在此示範如何使用 Azure SDK for Media Services 4.0.0.4 之後版本 (  https://github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-media-services/ )  以 Azure Active Directory 進行身分驗證。 在您的程式碼中使用 Azure Active Directory 身分驗證驗證,請確認 Microsoft.WindowsAzure.MediaServices.Client.Common.Authentication 與 Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory 兩個 .NET Assembly 已經被您的專案檔所參考。     以互動式登入方式透過 Azure Active Directory…


使用 Azure Media Services Explorer 以 Azure Active Directory 進行身分驗證

Microsoft Azure Media Services 將於 2018 年6月22日更改身分驗證的方式,過去 Azure Media Services 使用的 Azure Access Control Service (ACS) 身分驗證機制將被 Azure Active Directory 的驗證方式所取代 ( https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-media-service-aad-auth-and-acs-deprecation/ )。在此示範如何使用開放源碼工具 Azure Media Services Explorer ( https://github.com/Azure/Azure-Media-Services-Explorer)  以 Azure Active Directory 進行身分驗證。 以互動式登入方式透過 Azure Active Directory 進行身分驗證 用戶可以在管理入口網站內針對已經建立妥的 Azure Media Services 點選 「API 存取權」(API Access),如下圖我們會看到兩個選項,一個是針對用戶以互動方式鍵入帳號密碼對 Azure Active Directory 進行身分驗證,另一個則是針對無法互動登入的情境,例如 Server 端程式碼,透過 Service Principal…


Modernizing a Monolithic Application using Microservices and Azure

Context As companies embark on their digital transformation journeys, pressure on IT organizations have been mounting to levels that have never been experienced before.  Businesses have the following expectations, among others, from their IT organizations: Applications need to be developed, deployed and enhanced at a rapid pace Applications are always available, resilient and performant Features…