Localization leaders discuss ChatGPT’s potential impact on the industry at Custom.MT...

The online event featured panels with language industry experts on how localization professionals can integrate ChatGPT into their workflow and what the advent of this technology could mean for the industry as a whole.

From written to spoken: the challenges and possibilities of AI interpretation

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant advances in the field of language translation in recent years, with machine-learning algorithms able to accurately translate large volumes of text from one language to another. But what about AI interpretation? 

Artificial intelligence in the classroom: Scholastic and SoapBox Labs partner up...

Scholastic and SoapBox Labs have recently come together to make speech recognition technology accessible to elementary schools across America. 

Embracing AI technology, yes! But all that glitters is not gold

AI technology democratization is finally becoming a reality in today’s world, so tech specialization seems to be the differentiating factor for the success of companies in the language industry. Consequently, LSPs are now facing the need to address clients’ expectations about MT.

What other creative professions can learn from translation about the effects...

On Nov. 30, OpenAI publicly launched the ChatGPT artificial intelligence chatbot built on its GPT-3 large language model (LLM). The new chatbot quickly caught the world’s attention, garnering over 1 million users in the first five days after its release. 

Blockchain and the language industry: What to know

Applications of blockchain — which experts have called “transformative” and even “disruptive” — aren’t just limited to cryptocurrency though, and some in the language industry have been floating around its potential applications here.

KUDO showcases AI-powered speech-to-speech translation tool at launch event

The tool will soon be available on the New York-based language service provider’s interpreting platform.

How AI Tools Will Make Global Communication Better for Everyone

Generative AI tools have arrived, quite loudly, onto center stage. What's most exciting about these new shining stars capturing the attention of so many people lately is that they will likely make global communication better for everyone in the long run.

A conference banned ChatGPT-generated text in its call for submissions. Can...

When OpenAI’s ChatGPT burst onto the scene in November 2022, it also created a bit of distrust between writers and readers — so much so, that the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) recently banned the tool’s use in papers submitted to the conference.

Language tech developments at the 8th Google for India conference

At the eighth Google for India event earlier this week, Google announced a handful of new language technology developments that it will soon begin to roll out in India.

Research from Translated projects that MT is nearing human-like levels of...

By observing the edits made to MT output by the 136,000 highest performing freelance translators on Matecat — the company’s computer-assisted translation tool — Translated found that the amount of time translators take to edit MT output has been declining along a “surprisingly linear trend.”

NVIDIA researchers win first place in Telugu ASR competition

Though it’s among the most widely spoken languages in the world, Telugu has few high-quality ASR models available for it, and is classified as a low-resource language.