Getting started building an iOS Offline App using Customvision.ai

This a post based on my colleague Anze Vodovnik demo at this Cambridge Hack www.vodovnik.com/2018/01/20/a-look-at-computer-vision/ The following is a short step by step tutorial on how to build a .NET core application and run this on Apple iPhone X with no connectivity Getting Started To get started, go to https://customvision.ai. You’ll be greeted by a…

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Using customvision.ai and building an Android application offline image identification app

With the recent release of offline custom vision for iOS and CoreML https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/uk_faculty_connection/2017/09/14/microsoft-custom-vision-api-and-intelligent-edge-with-ios-11/  You can now build offline model to Android devices https://github.com/Azure-Samples/cognitive-services-android-customvision-sample The following sample application demonstrates how to take a model exported from the Custom Vision Service in the TensorFlow format and add it to an application for real-time image classification. Prerequisites Android…

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Get your teams registered now for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2018

Students who create technology that solves real-world problems are being invited to enter a Microsoft competition with a grand prize worth $100,000. https://imagine.microsoft.com/en-us/uk The company is looking for young developers in the UK to enter the Imagine Cup, one of the world’s leading contests for young entrepreneurs. Submissions for the UK final are now being…

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Azure CLI Image Copy Extension – allows you to copy virtual machine images between regions with just one command.

This is an extension to azure cli that allows copying virtual machine images between regions with just one command. The extension simplifies the process and also enables you to save time by copying to multiple regions in parallel. This is now becoming a question I am getting a lot from UK Academics who now wish…

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Azure Internet of Things Edge Development Resources

Everyone’s talking about The Internet of Things (IoT) Some businesses and consumers have already begun embracing it wholeheartedly. Others want to understand it better than they do. And many find the whole idea a bit overwhelming and aren’t sure where to start. Here a typically overview of IOT solution and technologies which could be used…

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Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Red Shirt Tour

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group VENUE INFO Birmingham, United Kingdom National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham B40 1NT United Kingdom For transportation options and directions, visit National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Tech Summit Birmingham | January 25, 2018 Learn how to better develop, deploy, and manage cloud…

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Introductory computing class using Microsoft Azure Notebooks Service powered by the Jupyter

This article was published by the University of Cambridge Engineering department at www.eng.cam.ac.uk/news/department-engineering-increases-student-learning-open-source-azure-service and has been reposted for sharing of best practice within academia. As the pace of global innovation continues to accelerate, the University of Cambridge is evolving engineering curriculum to teach core concepts faster using higher level, open source tools in the public…

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Using Microsoft Azure Data Science Virtual Machines in your teaching and Research Labs

Running Data Science VM on Azure for your data science and deep learning lab resources Create the lab infrastructure as follows Use a shared pool of Ubuntu Data Science VMs (with GPUs if doing deep learning) with each student getting a separate account. Recommendation is  allocate about 5 students per VM for our deep learning…

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Tell me something I should know – Blockchain as a Service on Microsoft Azure

Guest blog by Cihat Cengiz Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge “Hello world!” My name is Cihat Cengiz and I am a 27 years old PhD student at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing. I am a tech geek, an early adopter and mainly interested in the area of…

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Introduction to Cognitive Services by Microsoft Student Partners

The UCL MSP team recently ran a very successful event on Microsoft Cognitive Services: https://www.facebook.com/events/124243888288781/ (The event page has been viewed more than 20,000 times!) GitHub repo for the the second part of the event can be found at : https://github.com/skabra07/MSP-TextSentiment Photos from the event: https://www.facebook.com/pg/UCL.MicrosoftStudentPartners/photos/?tab=album&album_id=157400611536752 We would like to highlight the contributions of a…

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