Tag: artificial intelligence (AI)

The false promise of generative AI detectors

AI detectors claim to be able to identify text that was generated by large language models. But how well do they actually work?

Swiss AI dubbing startup initiates ethical code of artificial intelligence use...

ROTKEUZ, Switzerland — vidby, a Swiss startup for AI-powered translation and dubbing, urges colleagues to direct their efforts on creating a code of ethical...

The Week in Review: May 5, 2023

If this first week of May is any indicator of how the rest of the month will be, it looks like it’s going to...

AI Act makes headway in European Parliament

The act has generated quite a bit of buzz over the past few months; now that a provisional deal has been reached, a key committee vote is scheduled for May 11, with a plenary vote expected about a month later.

AI Singularity and us Humans

With the emergence of new AI tools and solutions practically every week, the concept of singularity in artificial intelligence (AI) comes once more to the spotlight. This hypothetical future in which AI will have advanced to the point of gaining self-awareness, becoming sentient, and surpassing human intelligence potentially leading to unforeseen changes to human civilization is a matter of understandable concern for many.

Translating Success: How AI is changing the enterprise landscape on April...

On Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 5 p.m. CET, 8 a.m. PDT, Lilt will be hosting a virtual webinar — "Translating Success: How AI...

RWS expands AI training data services with launch of TrainAI

TrainAI builds on years of AI experience delivering data collection, annotation/labeling, validation, and machine translation to some of the world’s largest organizations CHALFONT SAINT PETER,...

Unbabel leads €78M consortium to invest in Responsible AI

The Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) Consortium led by Unbabel announces today that it will invest €78 million in the creation of a Center for Responsible AI under the Portuguese Recovery and Resilience Plan

Wordly adds new feature to platform: Automatic Transcript Translation

In an Oct. 10 blog post, the company announced that clients can now use Wordly’s platform to create a translated transcript of recorded audio content.

Software Code Internationalization Self Healing with AI

In preparing products for global implementation, developers need to internationalize software code. Developers are not always fully versed in all potential internationalization issues, and thus, they are often overlooked. Static code analysis tools are popular in the industry to get the job done, but they have their own limitations.

LEXIGO supercharges its commitment to quality in the translation industry

LEXIGO supercharges its commitment to quality in the translation industry

CaptionHub and Memsource sign strategic alliance for multimedia localization

CaptionHub and Memsource have announced a global strategic alliance. With the goal of providing advanced localization capabilities for multimedia and for enterprises scaling their subtitling output and synthetic dubbing, this partnership is a response to market demand which has seen an increase of 500% in subtitle minutes reported from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022. 

Talkwalker launches Forecasting – an industry first for the consumer intelligence...

Talkwalker, the leading consumer intelligence platform has announced the launch of Talkwalker Forecasting, a new predictive analytics intelligence hub - an industry first in the consumer intelligence space. 

What AI could tell us about language evolution

If you’ve ever read the work of William Shakespeare, you should be fairly familiar with the phenomenon of language change. Now, a recent study published in Cognition shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can help us better understand — and even predict — changes to a given language.

University of Macau researchers win several prizes at MT conference

The government of Macau recently commended the University of Macau’s Natural Language Processing and Portuguese-Chinese Machine Translation Lab, for landing in first place in five contests at the Sixth Conference on Machine Translation.

Purdue Researchers Look Into AI and Subtext

If you’ve ever found yourself scratching your head and wondering if your uncle’s outlandish Facebook post was meant to be satire or not, you’re...

Cohere and Google Cloud Announce Multi-Year Technology Partnership

TORONTO and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2021 — Cohere, a provider of cutting-edge natural language processing (NLP) services, and Google Cloud today announced a...

SambaNova Adds GPT to Services, Expands NLP Capabilities

SambaNova, a Palo Alto-based tech company that specializes in artificial intelligence (AI), announced recently that the company has added the GPT-3 language model to...

What Can AI Teach us about the Human Brain?

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  believe that artificial intelligence (AI)-powered language models may...

Microsoft Translator Now Available in 100+ Languages

The team behind Microsoft’s Azure AI platform recently announced that the company’s machine translation (MT) system, Microsoft Translator, is now capable of translating text...

Letters to the editor: rebuttal to Jaap van der Meer

We, the authors of this letter to the editor of MultiLingual, have thought about Jaap van der Meer’s article in the July-August issue of...

WhatsApp Developing Automatic Transcription Feature

WhatsApp is currently working on developing an in-app speech recognition and automatic transcription system for the iOS app’s voice message feature, according to WhatsApp...

SignLab Amsterdam Works on MT for Signed Languages

It’s easy to take the overhead announcements in train stations and airports for granted, but oftentimes they present passengers with indispensable information about weather...

KUDO Launches Live Captioning for Multilingual Meetings, Doubling Down on Commitment...

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2021 -- KUDO Inc., the multilingual meeting SaaS company built around a B2B managed marketplace powered by the largest network of professional conference...