This week James Montemagno is joined by Jim Bennett, a Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, who shows us how to use AI inside a mobile app to identify his daughters’ toys.

In the video below, he walks through using the Azure custom vision service to generate a model to identify different toys, then shows how you can use these models from inside your app, both remotely by calling an Azure service, or locally by running the model on your device using CoreML and Tensorflow.

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Tensorflow, Google’s framework for machine learning and neural networks , has recently been open-sourced.

With this new tool, deep machine learning transitions from an area of research into the mainstream of software engineering.

In this session, Martin Görner teaches you how to pick the correct neural network type for your problem and how to make it behave.

A PhD or familiarity with differential equations is no longer required. Smile