Beyond text queries: Searching with Bing Visual Search

Beyond text queries: Searching with Bing Visual Search

Over the years people have come to expect search engines to automatically detect intent and provide great search results for text queries typed into a single search box. Now Bing takes the first step to achieve the same for images. The Bing Team sets out to connect your camera to a deep search experience.
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Bing intelligence now available on the Interbot channel

Bing intelligence now available on the Interbot channel

Interbot is now enriched with intelligence from Bing that enables developers to build smart conversational interfaces. Multiple services using Bing Knowledge and Search APIs are setup as pre-built utility bots, unleashing new possibilities on Interbot.
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Quickly Find Businesses Along a Route

Quickly Find Businesses Along a Route

Searching for businesses along a route, like gas stations and coffee shops, is one of the many useful features provided by Bing Maps. See how Bing quickly compares thousands of business points along a route using the deviation in trip time, with help from pre-processing huge amounts of geospatial data.
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New Intelligence Services That Make Bot Building Easier

New Intelligence Services That Make Bot Building Easier

Microsoft Cognitive Services QnA Maker and the Bing Location Control are new intelligence services for use with the Microsoft Bot Framework. Built by the same engineers that work on Bing relevance, ranking, and geo-spatial maps services, these are another example of how we are adding Bing AI to tools for developers.
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Microsoft Cognitive Services QnA Maker Helps Developers

Microsoft Cognitive Services QnA Maker Helps Developers

As announced earlier this week on the Bot Framework Blog, the Microsoft Cognitive Services QnA Maker, is a free, easy-to-use, REST API- and web-based service that trains AI to respond to users’ questions in a conversational way. QnA Maker works in three steps: extraction, training, and publishing. To start, feed it anything from existing FAQ URLs to documents and editorial content.
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APIs for Developers Series - Bing Search APIs

APIs for Developers Series - Bing Search APIs

Bing Search APIs (including Web Search, Image Search, Video Search, News Search as one collection) give developers the ability to bring the knowledge and intelligence of web search right into their experiences, and intelligence is always at the forefront of our conversations with partners.
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Bing Helps Developers Connect More Naturally With People

Bing Helps Developers Connect More Naturally With People

We are entering an exciting new era of more personal, natural computing, enabled by Artificial Intelligence (AI). In this first post on how Bing technology is being used by developers across the industry, we touch upon our work to enable more natural and conversational experiences that are designed around people.
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