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Microsoft Vancouver - West Georgia [clear filter]
Monday, September 24
 

9:30am PDT

Data and AI Hackathon hosted by Microsoft
Limited Capacity full
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Join Microsoft for their first event Monday, September 24th in their suite 1100 - 1111 West Georgia office for a half-day hackathon.
During this hackathon you will be working on building a Raspberry PI home surveillance system!
 
A Raspberry PI is a small, affordable computer that can be used for programming and fun projects. For Microsoft Canada’s first AI Hackathon, this submission presents a simple Raspberry PI Home Surveillance System that leverages Microsoft’s Cognitive Services for face recognition; and outlines a set of features on the roadmap.
Microsoft’s Cognitive Services leverage the latest advances in AI and deep learning technologies and provide exceptional capabilities to bring intelligence into applications. Particularly, the Face API, part of Cognitive Services, enables applications to have immediate face detection and recognition abilities. For this submission, the Face API is integrated within a Python-based home detection system powered by a Raspberry PI along with a camera.
 
We will divide attendees into teams and provide them with a high-level architecture, suggested programming libraries, and template code to work with. Participants will need to fill in the remaining gaps with the overall goal of building the surveillance system (hardware and on Azure).
 
This event will be such that people without programming background can certainly participate, by reading hints and seeing sample code.
 
We look forward to seeing you there!
 



Monday September 24, 2018 9:30am - 12:00pm PDT
Microsoft Vancouver - West Georgia
  Technology, Hackathon
 
Thursday, September 27
 

5:30pm PDT

Startup Success hosted by Microsoft
Limited Capacity filling up

In this presentation two of our very own Technical Evangelists will go over common technical themes that they encounter when working with our partners. Nastassia and Jef work with hundreds of partner companies across western Canada; and have gleamed insights into technical decisions which help startups get a competitive edge.


Thursday September 27, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
Microsoft Vancouver - West Georgia
 


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