Microsoft Build 2018 Developer Conference: Azure, AI, Microsoft 365, and Development
Microsoft started the Build 2018 Developer Conference today. The theme of Build 2018 keynote speech is Azure Cloud and AI. There is also a developer-related announcement. This article will do a simple combing & ndash; After reading this, you know that Microsoft is building. 2018 announced what.
Microsoft put forward the concept of the Intelligent Edge last year. Many of them are related to the Internet of Things and cloud computing. This year, Build 2018 continues to announce new content:
Data and AI development are still the focus of Microsoft Build 2018:
Microsoft also demonstrated a multi-sensory, multi-device experience with 2 new mixed-reality experiences:
In terms of development platforms and tools, Microsoft announced:
Microsoft also prepared updates for developers on Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 includes product experiences such as Windows 10 and Office 365:
Microsoft announced the establishment of a $ 25 million five-year plan AI for Accessibility, the goal is to use AI to help more than 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide.
Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Redstone 5 New Features: Your Phone, Sets, Timeline across iOS and Android
At the Build 2018 Developer Conference today, Microsoft has announced a series of new Windows 10 Redstone 5 features as part of Microsoft 365 services and will continue to support cross-platform products, especially iOS and Android, this year.
Build 2018: Windows 10 installed capacity exceeded 700 million
Microsoft today announced on Build 2018 that the active installation of Windows 10 has exceeded 700 million. This includes PCs, tablets, mobile phones, Xbox One series, HoloLens, IoT and other devices.
In the past few years, Microsoft has maintained an annual increase of 200 million installed capacity:
Microsoft had previously postponed the goal of installing 1 billion Windows 10 machines, and it may be completed by the end of 2019 according to the current rules.
Microsoft Improves Microsoft Store Application Developers' Ratio: 95%
Microsoft today announced on Build 2018 that the proportion of application developers for consumer applications in the Microsoft Store will increase to 95% later this year, further attracting developers, with the exception of games and the Xbox platform.
However, if it is an application recommended by the Microsoft Store from other channels, such as the highlight recommendation, the developer will receive a share of 85%.
Microsoft said that it will take effect after developers need to accept new application developer agreements.
Source: A new Microsoft Store revenue share is coming
Microsoft plans to spend USD 25 million to create new AI solutions for people with disabilities
May 8 news, at this year's Build Developer Conference, Microsoft announced an important measure is the use of artificial intelligence for the benefit of social undertakings. To this end, at the Build conference, Microsoft launched the AI for Accessibility Project, which aims to spend 25 million U.S. dollars over the next five years to help people with disabilities around the world (according to the latest World Bank data, the world currently has about 1 billion Disabled person). This new project of Microsoft is very similar to the company’s previous AI for Earth initiative. In fact, the company’s AI for Earth initiative is mainly to use environmentally-friendly and innovative technologies and to deal with related investments through necessary investments, donations, and professional experience. Affairs. Of course, as expected, this new artificial intelligence solution will also connect with Microsoft's cloud services.
Specifically, Microsoft claims that this new project will focus on accelerating the development of artificial intelligence to help people with disabilities better and faster, thereby improving people's connectivity and modern life. It is expected that the solution for this new project will be similar to other AI-based products of Microsoft, such as the Seeing AI application.
Microsoft also announced today that this new project is exploring ways to help artificial intelligence improve the lives of people with disabilities. The $25 million investment will focus on developers, universities, non-governmental organizations, and others to create artificial intelligence solutions for people with disabilities. Institutions.
This project will be run by the relevant team of Microsoft. The head of the operation team is Jenny Lay-Flurrie. This person will create tools for developers and help those who intend to connect artificial intelligence. The program was promoted to all researchers.
The AI for Accessibility project focuses on three areas related to artificial intelligence solutions, namely the work, life, and connection of people with disabilities. (Compilation/King Quan)