Our Cloud Will Beat AMZN, GOOG on Customer 'Trust — Microsoft CEO

08 May, 2018, 01:01 | Author: Sidney Guerrero
  • Microsoft announces updates to the Fluent Design System at Build 2018

"Together, we are bringing unparalleled intelligent cloud and Azure IoT capabilities to devices on the edge, creating the potential to change the game for multiple industries spanning agriculture, public safety, construction and more".

Microsoft says the company hopes to empower people by accelerating the development of AI tools that provide them with more opportunities for independence and employment.

Additionally, Microsoft is also partnering with Qualcomm in a joint effort to create a vision AI dev kit running Azure Internet of Things (IoT Edge).

Core 3.0, which allows developers to use the latest version of.NET and have their application run in a stand-alone.NET environment so they can build fantastic app experiences that don't impact their broader organizational infrastructure.

This is all wrapped up under what CEO Satya Nadella called the "era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge".

Office 365 is a core pillar of Microsoft's future which is why it is no surprise to see the company announcing new features this week.

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Project Kinect for Azure, the technology used in HoloLens will help develop insights and operations.

A new initiative, Project Kinect for Azure - a package of sensors from Microsoft that contains our unmatched time of flight depth camera, with onboard compute, in a small, power-efficient form factor - designed for AI on the Edge. In addition, Microsoft is taking Kubernetes to the edge with AKS for Azure IOT Edge, along with enabling a seamless devops experience with Visual Studio Team Services projects for AKS.

That might not seem like it will matter much to you now, but there could be big implications in the future. As Microsoft explains it, the cloud may be ubiquitous but there'll be times you don't want to rely on it. The live streaming will also be available via dedicated Build 2018 portal. It is also believed that the company might talk regarding the forthcoming Redstone release followed by Windows Sets and Fluent Design.

Microsoft will also enable devices like drones and industrial equipment to take quick actions without cloud connection through "Custom Vision" which will now run on Azure IoT Edge. The software company expects its future bots will deliver richer dialogs, full personality and voice customization for developers.

DJI's SDK is available as part of a beta preview for attendees at Microsoft Build.

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