March CBD Meetup: Real-time Face Recognition With Microsoft Cognitive Services

Azure Sydney User Group
Azure Sydney User Group
Public group

Microsoft Reactor

Level 10 / 11 York Street · Sydney

How to find us

Take the lifts to Level 10.

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Our March meetup is all about Microsoft Cognitive Services Face API in practice!

Our schedule for the evening currently looks like this:

Doors open at 5:45pm with food and drinks served at 6:00pm.

1. Introduction and evening overview - Sam Alavi (Kloud Solutions) - 6:00 - 6:05pm.

2. What's new in Azure - Simon Waight (Microsoft) - 6:05 - 6:20pm.

3. Main Session by Jernej Kavka (SSW) - 6:30 - 7:30pm.

4. Q&A and general catch up till 8:00pm.

The presentation from the "What's new in Azure" section can be found online here:!Ar8aHqpac3jGgiCN59NiQbu0FPdl

Main Session: Real-time Face Recognition With Microsoft Cognitive Services


In this session, JK, the man behind, will cover what it means to use Microsoft Cognitive Services in real-time, why offline detection libraries are essential and why you should use infrared and depth cameras like Kinect and Intel RealSense in your applications.

About Jernej Kavka:

With around 10 years of experience in software engineering, Jernej has worked on full-stack .NET development, mobile applications, and Microsoft Cognitive Services. He worked for some of Australia's largest corporations, with great customer satisfaction.

Meetup event photo attribution: Wuipdesign / Flickr: (CC BY 2.0).