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NEW LOCATION: September CBD Meetup: Azure Custom Vision and iOS CoreML
Azure Cognitive Services is again our focus this month, but this time we focus on Custom Vision ( We'll see how you can build your own custom classifier and then export the model so you can use it with CoreML on iOS. Our schedule for the evening currently looks like this: Doors open at 5:45pm with food served at 6:00pm 1. Introduction and evening overview - Sam Alavi - 6.00 - 6.05pm 2. What's new in Azure - Simon Waight - 6:00 - 6:15pm. 3. Using Azure Custom Vision and CoreML - Michael Ridland (XAM Consulting) - 6:15 - 7:30pm. 4. Q&A and general catch up till 8:00pm. Main Session: Using Azure Cognitive Services Custom Vision with iOS CoreML Abstract: Michael will walk us through creating a custom vision classifier using Azure's Cognitive Services Custom Vision service and then demonstrate how you can export the model so it can be used with iOS' CoreML, thereby allowing your apps to benefit from the power of Azure, even when offline. About Michael: Michael has over 15 years of Software Engineering experience and has consulted with a range of different companies across Australia and the UK including Unilever, Vodafone UK, Ogilvy & Mather, Flora and, Telstra and Kmart. He is both a Xamarin and Microsoft MVP. Meetup event photo attribution: David Mellis / Flickr: (CC BY 2.0).

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The Azure Sydney User Group is here help Sydney developers, engineers, architects and everyone in between better understand and benefit from the Microsoft Azure public cloud. We encourage all our members to present and aim to spread our sessions across the breadth of Azure, talking on both Developer and IT Pro topics.

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