Image classification with Azure Cognitive Services (and C#)

Albert Starreveld
6 min readFeb 13

I live next to the park and every summer pizza-delivery guys keep ringing my doorbell to deliver pizza for people in the park. So I figured I’ll train my doorbell to recognise them and disable the doorbell as soon as it identifies one. To do so, I needed image classification. This blogpost describes how to choose the proper tool and how to implement it to do that.

To build image classification you don’t need to know much about machine learning anymore. Image classification is a common problem and you can use standard SaaS…