Microsoft for HKUST – Workshop on Build Intelligent Apps with Cognitive Services

Microsoft workshop
Date and Time
08 May 2019 , 18:15-20:15
Room 4582 (Lift no. 27-30)

How to leverage AI to solve a business problem? Join this workshop to transform your business with intelligent algorithms today. We will introduce you to Azure Cognitive Services to help developers create intelligent apps. Azure Cognitive Services are APIs, SDKs, and services available to support developers build intelligent apps without having direct AI or data science skills or knowledge. Enable developers to easily add cognitive features such as emotion and video detection; facial, speech, and vision recognition; and speech and language understanding – into their apps.


  • Have basic technical background
  • Bring your own laptop


  • Warren Wong – Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
  • Phoebe Yuen – Partner Channel Marketing Manager, Microsoft


  1. Cognitive Services Vision Overview
  2. Azure Face API Walkthrough
    • Python SDK
  3. Azure Computer Vision API Walkthrough
    • Image Analysis in Jupyter Notebook
    • Handwriting OCR in Jupyter Notebook
  4. Video Indexer Walkthrough
  5. Custom Vision Walkthrough
    • Custom Vision exported model in Android

Registration: Please click HERE to register for the workshop.

Registration deadline: 5 May 2019, 9 PM

Successful registrants will receive a confirmation email on or before 7 May 2019.