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Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East

Microsoft shows off Innovative AI technologies at Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East 2019

Microsoft participates in Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East (AIWEEKME) 2019 showcasing the power of Microsoft AI (Artificial Intelligence). The 2nd edition of AIWEEkME took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Bringing together an ecosystem to understand how AI can transform their industries. Helping business leaders understand why their organizations

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IoT and AI Summit

Localizing Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things to solve problems in Africa – IoT and AI Summit

Let's think differently and use IoT to solve local problems says Jack Ngaare, MD of Microsoft Africa Development Center, Kenya site. He was sharing insights on Artificial Intelligence(AI) and Internet of Things(IoT) during keynote address at the third East Africa IoT and AI Summit. Speaking to delegates at the

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AI technology

Using Mixed Reality and AI technology to power game changing experiences

Microsoft used its latest mixed reality capture technology to create an on stage human sized hologram. Well this isn't new. What is new this time around is that the hologram from the demo below was speaking Japanese. A language Microsoft CVP, Azure Marketing doesn't speak. Using mixed reality and Azure

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Microsoft AI for Earth Innovation Grant for projects that use AI for global environmental impact in the Middle East and Africa

Microsoft is awarding new grants to fellow pioneers in the Middle East and Africa through a new partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the National Geographic Society The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) aims to create a world where both nature and humanity coexist in harmony. Over the past twenty years,

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Engineers Hack 2019

The Engineers Hack 2019: Hacking solutions to local challenges #EngineersHack19

Microsoft Tech Community and Microsoft Student Partners invites students to participate in a hackathon event. Labelled the Engineers Hack 2019. A 36-hour hackathon event opened to students of all institutions of higher education in Kenya. The Engineers Hack will bring students together under one roof to build solutions to local

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Lagos Africa Development Center

Microsoft launch Lagos Africa Development Center

Microsoft executives Microsoft officially launched Lagos Africa Development Center site at an event in Nigeria. The Lagos team will develop Azure services that power new Augmented Reality experiences for Microsoft's mixed reality platform. An investment that will enable digital transformation to create sustained societal impact in Africa says Microsoft. Presidential Visit Earlier

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Conversational AI Technology

Conversational AI Technology: Microsoft demos breakthrough at Build 2019

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella showed off new intelligent conversational capabilities during his vision keynote address at Microsoft Build 2019. A breakthrough that will allow people to communicate naturally with computers. Watch Build Vision keynote with Satya Nadella here if you missed it. Have you tried having a normal conversation with

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engineering office

Microsoft is opening a Mixed Reality and AI engineering office in Lagos, Nigeria

Microsoft is opening an engineering office to build Mixed Reality Cloud Services in Lagos, Nigeria. UPDATE: Microsoft announces software engineering team at its Africa Development Center site in Lagos will develop Azure services that power new Augmented Reality. Microsoft is increasing its investments on African soil. It is launching two

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