What's new in Language Understanding

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Release notes

June 2020

May 2020 - //Build

March 2020

November 4, 2019 - Ignite

September 3, 2019

  • Azure authoring resource - migrate now.
    • 500 apps per Azure resource
    • 100 versions per app
  • Turkish support for prebuilt entities
  • Italian support for datetimeV2

July 23, 2019

  • Update the Recognizers-Text to 1.2.3
    • Age, Temperature, Dimension, and Currency recognizers in Italian.
    • Improvement in Holiday recognition in English to correctly calculate Thanksgiving-based dates.
    • Improvements in French DateTime to reduce false positives of non-Date and non-Time entities.
    • Support for calendar/school/fiscal year and acronyms in English DateRange.
    • Improved PhoneNumber recognition in Chinese and Japanese.
    • Improved support for NumberRange in English.
    • Performance improvements.

June 24, 2019

May 6, 2019 - //Build Conference

The following features were released at the Build 2019 Conference:

Blogs

Bot Framework

Videos

2019 Ignite videos

Advanced Natural Language Understanding (NLU) models using LUIS and Azure Cognitive Services | BRK2188

2019 Build videos

How to use Azure Conversational AI to scale your business for the next generation

Service updates

Azure update announcements for Cognitive Services