Microsoft Devs! Come meet the Box team at Build 2018

The Box team is headed to Seattle to attend one of the most anticipated developer conferences of the year - Microsoft Build 2018. Build is your chance to hear about everything Microsoft has to offer for developers. From IoT to VR to AI to building enterprise apps in the cloud, Build is your chance to get a deeper look at the technologies that matter most to you. At Build, we'll be showcasing all the ways developers can use Box technologies together with Microsoft developer technologies.

Check out the round-up below of our plans and come meet the Box team at Booth E15 in the Expo Hall! If you'd like to schedule some dedicated time with our team to learn more about using Box, feel free to reach out via the Build 2018 mobile app (iOS, Android). You'll also be entered to win prizes from Box, like a drone and t-shirts.

Applying Azure AI and Machine Learning to Box with Box Skills

Announced at BoxWorks 2017, Box Skills a framework for bringing machine learning to your content in Box. Using powerful technologies from the Microsoft Azure portfolio, like image labeling, speech-to-text transcription, natural language understanding and more, you can enhance files in Box and add rich metadata to documents, images, videos and other files stored in Box. Plus, using the Box Skills Kit, you can build your own custom skills that apply Azure AI and machine learning technologies in whatever way you'd like!

At Build, our team will be showcasing how we're using AI and machine learning services from Azure, like the Azure Computer Vision API and the Azure Video Indexer, to help our users better understand and work with their content in Box. You can come check out demos at the Box booth on the Expo Hall or by attending one of the breakout sessions we'll be presenting in:

  • BRK3222: Computer Vision Made Easy: Consume or Build Your Own State-of-the-Art Models And Use Them Everywhere (Tuesday, May 8th: 3pm – 4:15pm)
  • BRK2118: Evolve your app’s video experience with Azure: Processing and Video AI at scale (Wednesday, May 9th: 4:30pm – 5:45pm)

If you're interested in learning more about building integrations between Azure AI and machine learning technologies and Box, you can check out our announcement blog post and sign up for the private beta for the Box Skills Kit here.

Building web and mobile apps with Box Platform and Azure PaaS

Box Platform enables you to bring all the capabilities of Box to your own web and mobile apps using our APIs. With these APIs, you can build modern applications in the cloud that leverage best-in-breed content services from Box and deploy them to secure, scalable infrastructure from Azure App Service. Plus, by building with Box Platform and Azure, you can take advantage of any number of other services available as part of the Azure product portfolio, such as Azure Active Directory for identity management, Azure Event Grid for taking of Box Platform comprehensive event logging, and Azure AI and machine learning services to add rich intelligent services to your apps.

At Build, we'll be showcasing demos of the types of web and mobile apps our customers are building on the Box Platform for their customers and employees. You can stop by the Box booth in the Expo Hall to learn more about the Box Platform and chat with Box developer evangelists and other Box Platform experts.

See you in Seattle!

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