Microsoft has highlighted five ways in which it is assisting conservationists track and help endangered species. These include the use of AI tools and various machine learning models on Azure.
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Microsoft has outlined how scientists and conservationists are understanding, analyzing, and confronting environmental issues using its artificial intelligence and eco-centric applications.
National Geographic and Microsoft have announced the 11 recipients chosen for their AI for Earth Innovation program, launched earlier this year as part of Microsoft's AI for Earth iniative.
A group of interns under Microsoft's Garage wing have teamed up and developed an "Earth Lens" app for iOS in 16 weeks, which allows object detection, analysis, and tracking in aerial images.
Microsoft is investing $50 million in its AI for Earth program as a part of the company's three-stage, five-year plan, which will see researchers study environmental issues affecting the planet.
Microsoft has announced its new AI for Earth program, aiming "to solve global environmental challenges by increasing access to AI tools and educational opportunities, while accelerating innovation."