Tag: Amazon

SyncWords Awarded Key Patent for Automated Voice Translations in Live Video...

SyncWords' partnership with AWS Elemental enhances live streaming with multilingual capabilities for global accessibility.
Yanming Li

Yanming Li

"Ever since I helped 'interpret' for the adults on an oversea trip at 10 years old, I have been hopelessly hooked on languages and culture. It has been a complete dream come true to work in this endlessly fascinating field."

Spence Green An AI Vision For Localization

Supported By Lilt Spence Green explains how his experience as a research scientist at Google Translate over a decade ago sparked a grand idea: use AI to make all products and services available in all the world’s languages. Cut to modern day, and his company LILT is hard at work towards that vision. Green spoke with MultiLingual about what’s next for LILT and where he sees the localization industry going.

UIUC partners with tech companies to improve speech recognition for individuals...

Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft, and Apple may have competing interests, but they’ve recently found one thing to work together on: All five of these big tech companies have joined forces to support the Speech Accessibility Project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

Alexa AI’s machine translation controls for formality, ranks first place

As with other context-dependent forms of language, such as slang, formality can be difficult for MT systems to get just right, especially since languages express formality quite differently.

Speechmatics raises $62 million in Series B for inclusive speech recognition

The startup claims to have developed the “most accurate and inclusive speech-to-text engine available,” noting that it is able to accurately transcribe speech from a wide range of unique dialects and accents more accurately than other major software.

Translation software company undergoes AWS Well-Architected Review

The Well-Architected Review provides an assessment and recommended remediation for adherence to AWS’ six pillars of excellence in the categories of operation, security, reliability, performance efficiency, cost optimization and sustainability. 

Open World E07 Ft. Kate Edwards – LocFact #TheSims

Alexis: Hi, everyone. Welcome to another LocFact. Loretta: Hi, guys. For today's LocFact, we will be talking about a game that has sold enough copies...

Amazon Translate, Google Translate, Susceptible to Attacks

Toward the end of 2020, Amazon launched a Live Translation feature for its Alexa virtual assistant — according to a recent report from How-To...

The Future of Language Technology: The Benefits and Dangers of Translation...

SPONSORED: A translation proxy can be an effective tool, but only in very specific cases  If you’re a company that operates in one or very few markets, it’s vital to expand your offerings...

Friday Roundup | December 25, 2020

Amazon adds translation to Alexa Amazon has launched Alexa Live Translation which — according to a blog on the company's site — "allows individuals speaking...

Mario Bros Anniversary, Nintendo Localization Stumbles

Nintendo is celebrating the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros this year, but the game that centers around two fictional Italian plumbers may have...

Was Amazon’s Giant Translation Gaffe a Marketing Ploy?

“It felt like a huge prank,” said translation industry business consultant Anne-Marie Colliander Lind in a conversation about Amazon’s botched launch of amazon.se in...

Friday Roundup | October 16, 2020

XTM announces new version of XTM Cloud XTM International, the company behind the enterprise cloud-based translation management system, announced the release of its new version...

Visual Composer makes Citizen Developer a Citoyen du Monde

Interesting to see that Facebook has announced the launch of a multilingual composer tool that enables users to post their status updates in different...