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Microsoft Translator Apps Switch all Chinese and Japanese Language translations to Neural Network Technology

Today, Microsoft Translator announces that all translations between Chinese, English, and Japanese in the Microsoft Translator apps (Windows, iOS, Android, and Kindle) and on are now exclusively using neural network (NN) translation technology. It applies to the following text translations: English <-> Chinese Simplified, Traditional, and Cantonese English <-> Japanese Chinese (all) <-> Japanese   In addition to this….

Reminder: Move Translator API subscriptions from DataMarket to Azure before April 30, 2017

Please move your DataMarket Microsoft Translator API subscriptions and CTF translations to the Azure portal before April 30, 2017, to avoid service disruption. Service access to Microsoft Translator in DataMarket ends on April 30, 2017. To avoid service disruption, Microsoft Translator, part of the Microsoft Cognitive Services collection of APIs, is now available in the Azure portal. Below is a summary….

Japanese becomes the 10th speech translation language supported by Microsoft Translator

Today, Microsoft Translator announces the availability of its 10th speech translation language: Japanese. This new language is now available across all Microsoft Translator supported technologies and products along with the already released nine other speech translation languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Microsoft Translator is the first end-to-end speech translation solution optimized for real-life conversations….

Translator for Outlook add-in now available for MAC

In February, the Office Global Service & Experiences (GSX) team released the Translator for Outlook add-in, showcasing the launch of Outlook Mobile add-ins. While this was developed, and released outside the normal feature process, given the enthusiastic response from early users, the team wanted to share the announcement more broadly to the Outlook for Windows, Mac, and web audiences, and….