Cognitive Services Documentation

Learn how to build intelligent algorithms into apps, websites, and bots so that they see, hear, speak, and understand your user needs through natural methods of communication. Tutorials, quickstarts, API references, and examples show you how.

5-Minute Quickstarts

Learn how to add cognitive intelligence to your first app:

Computer Vision - Analyze an image
Custom Vision - Build an image classifier
Speech Service - Recognize speech
Translator Speech - Translate spoken words
LUIS - Use prebuilt home automation
Translator Text - API sign up
Bing Web Search - Get relevant web queries
Bing Image Search - Get relevant image queries

Step-by-Step Tutorials

Learn how to build intelligent apps or bots:

Cognitive Services APIs