Behind Microsoft’s magic mirror: Raspberry Pi, AI, Windows IoT plus Azure

Behind Microsoft's magic mirror: Raspberry Pi, AI, Windows IoT plus Azure  @LiamT

  • Microsoft lifts the lid on the tech that allows its magic mirror to identify you and display pertinent information.
  • On the hardware side, the mirror relies on two-way, mirrored acrylic sheets, like the mirrors seen in TV police interrogations.
  • Microsoft’s magic mirror isn’t the first , but the company is using its take on the concept to show off how its AI services under Microsoft Cognitive Services and the Azure cloud can evolve the technology, which it does by adding facial recognition and then personalizing the information displayed once a user has been authenticated.
  • Microsoft wants you to tap Azure and its artificial intelligence to create your own networked magic mirror.
  • If a person who hasn’t set up a profile stands in front of the mirror, the mirror won’t display the information.

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Microsoft lifts the lid on the tech that allows its magic mirror to identify you and display pertinent information.


Behind Microsoft’s magic mirror: Raspberry Pi, AI, Windows IoT plus Azure

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