Tag: machine translation

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...

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...
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Zoom Explores Translation Options, Acquires MT Start-up

The digital communications platform Zoom announced that it is currently in the process of acquiring Karlsruhe Information Technology Solutions (Kites), an artificial intelligence (AI)-focused...

Unbabel and Zendesk Now Offer Multilingual Customer Service

Unbabel and Zendesk Agent Workspace announced on June 29 their new translation partnership. Unbabel, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered language operations platform, is now integrated...

Preparing Translations for Emergency Situations

While the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to slow down in the United States, natural disasters are beginning to pick up across the nation: a...

The Underrepresentation of African Languages in Tech

Like any other continent on Earth, Africa is home to hundreds — and potentially thousands, depending on who you ask—of indigenous languages. Some of...

Memsource Improves Chinese-language MT with Tencent

The Prague-based language service provider (LSP) Memsource announced yesterday afternoon that it will be utilizing Tencent Cloud’s machine translation (MT) system, which is now...

RWS Revives Language Weaver MT Platform

RWS announced today that it is reviving the Language Weaver brand of machine translation (MT) technology after acquiring Language Weaver’s parent company SDL in...

Weekly Shorts | June 4, 2021

California Resumes Bilingual Education Programs The Global California 2030 Initiative aims to ensure that three in four California students are proficient in two or more...

Developing MT Benchmarks for Under-Resourced Languages

Machine translation (MT) systems have little difficulty translating between languages like Spanish and English or English and Chinese — but for languages with limited...

TAUS and Intento Announce New Partnership

TAUS and Intento, two companies specializing in language data and machine translation, have teamed up to form an international partnership focused on training more...