Microsoft introduces a series of updates in Syntex

Updates in Syntex, Microsoft’s content AI service, include taxonomy tagging and image tagging, new features available in preview for pay-as-you-go users, and general availability of Syntex OCR, including PDF and TIFF.

Microsoft, a leading software and hardware provider, announced October 11 a series of updates in Syntex, its content understanding, processing, and compliance service that leverages content AI and machine learning to provide an end-to-end Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) solution.

Highlights of the latest Microsoft Syntex update include: The general availability of Syntex Taxonomy Tagging (using AI to tag documents automatically with descriptive keywords based on a taxonomy defined in SharePoint) and Syntex Image Tagging (using AI to tag and organize images automatically with descriptive keywords); new features in preview for Syntex pay-as-you-go users such as content queries and universal annotations; the general availability of Syntex OCR (Optical Character Recognition) (for automatically extracting printed or handwritten text from images, now with PDF and TIFF support); and last but not least, Syntex Structured document processing.

Ian Story, Microsoft Syntex’ Director of Product Development, commented: “Our biggest set of announcements in Syntex until Ignite in a month – a preview of seat features available for all pay-as-you-go customers! Plus, OCR (with support for TIFF and PDF!), structured & freeform document processing, image tagging and taxonomy tagging rolling out too!”

Almost exactly a year ago, Microsoft introduced Syntex to bring structure into content leveraging AI and ML capabilities.

Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft is a leading global provider of computer software and hardware, mobile and gaming systems, and cloud services. With Syntex, Microsoft offers a 365 service that uses advanced content artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to provide an end-to-end Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) solution for organizations.

You can find the full press release here.

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