Introduction to Azure Percept - accelerated AI on the IoT edge

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Everybody interested in combining IoT and Artificial Intelligence will benefit from this session. Azure Percept is a new platform to create hardware accelerated Artificial Intelligence solutions that run on the edge. It is effectively an IoT device. Integration with cloud-based AI such as Azure Cognitive Services or Azure Machine Learning enables quick development and deployment of pre-built intelligence. In this session, attendees will learn about the hardware Azure Percept and about the concept of the device ecosystem for sensors that integrate with Azure Percept. The session also demonstrates the Azure based tools to administer systems that incorporate the device and understand the relationship with the Azure IoT offerings. The presenter will share personal insights including experiences with typical challenges when working with this type of device. Developers will see the developer experience to develop applications that leverage Azure Percept and receive information how to get started. IT Pros will understand how Azure Percept relates to the Microsoft Azure IoT ecosystem. Decision makers will hear about the value proposition of Azure Percept and why it could be relevant for their organizations.


Andreas Erben

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Andreas spent most of his professional life and a career of over 25 years integrating "backend" applications. First inside or between Enterprises and Startups directly, then - "in the cloud". Before that, Andreas dabbled with Virtual Reality in the 90s. In 2013, he started to work with Kinect for Windows V2 and something wonderful happened - Andreas had new fun with new toys and he was all set to work on new paradigms to interact with computers. Then Microsoft HoloLens was announced and he expanded his focus on Mixed Reality applications and concepts. He cannot stop talking about technology, which apparently some people like so Microsoft gave him the MVP award. Because he has shown leadership can advise C-levels and business, he also got accepted into the ranks of the Microsoft Regional Directors . Andreas helps customers as a trusted advisor, external CTO and innovation consultant, he also produces exciting applications and solutions with a great team of skilled individuals. He acts as CTO for MR and Applied AI for daenet.

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