Tag: Neural Machine Translation (NMT)

Generative AI

In the past few years, the translation industry has undergone substantial changes, primarily driven by the progress made in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. A noteworthy domain that is reshaping the industry is generative AI, a branch of AI that uses advanced deep learning models to create fresh content like essays, images, and even voices. With expertise in generative AI prompt design and engineering, translators can augment their work by leveraging these innovative AI technologies, improving efficiency and accuracy in their many translation tasks.

Busting the Myths of NMT

In the world of translation, Neural Machine Translation (NMT) is the buzzword. But with buzz comes myths. John Paul (JP) Barraza tackles the common misconceptions surrounding this transformative technology. From its swift evolution over the past eight years, to its ability to specialize for niche markets, Barraza sheds light on what's true, what's not, and the potential it holds for both large and small Language Service Providers (LSPs). Dive into the intricacies of NMT in this comprehensive exploration, exclusively in this month's MultiLingual.

In pursuit of precision: Can ChatGPT rise to the challenge?

The short answer is no. Even if the security issues weren’t a blocker, ChatGPT is still under development and is just not there yet from a translation perspective — especially for businesses that need to translate large amounts of text or require high-accuracy translations.

Smartling Shares Its Translation Platform Enhanced with Expanded Neural Machine Translation...

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smartling, the enterprise translation solutions company, today announced a major product expansion for its Neural Machine Translation (NMT) Hub, making it widely...

Language I/O announces $6.5 million in Series A funding

A woman-owned LSP, Language I/O CEO Heather Morgan Shoemaker told MultiLingual that this funding is a major milestone for the company, especially given the fact that female-identifying founders receive a slim minority — according to Inc., just 2.3% in 2020 — of venture capital (VC) funding.

VKontakte Sets Sights on English-speaking Audience, Launches NMT

VKontakte, a popular social media network in Russia and other Russian-speaking regions, has recently launched its own neural machine translation (NMT) model for translating...

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...

Google Releases Dataset to Address Gender Bias

In an effort to address the gender bias in its neural machine translation (NMT) technologies, Google has recently released a new dataset that appears...

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...

NEC and Sumitomo Develop App for Multilingual Workplaces

Sumitomo Mitsui Construction and the Japanese IT and electronics company NEC have partnered up to create a translation app that should allow for smoother...

One Hour Translation raises $10M, rebrands

Machine translation (MT) provider One Hour Translation announced a $10 million private equity (PE) round today, led by existing investor Fortissimo Capital. The company...

TED, SYSTRAN Partner, Create Multilingual NMT Models

Beginning with ten languages, SYSTRAN will use TED content to develop neural machine translation models for technical content in a variety of fields. AI-based translation...

SDL Partners with Reynen Court

According to a report released by Business Wire, Reynen Court LLC platform has partnered with SDL Machine Translation. Reynen Court provides law firms and legal...

In Technology, Things Never Slow Down

I am of an age where I can recall the pre-email intra- and extra-office communications process. Both were served by what is now called...