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Presentation Translator, a Microsoft Garage project, Demonstrated at Build Conference

  At Microsoft Build 2017 today, Harry Shum, Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s AI and Research Group, demonstrated Presentation Translator, a Microsoft Garage project. Presentation Translator is an add-in for PowerPoint that translates and subtitles live presentations. As a presenter speaks, the add-in displays subtitles directly on a PowerPoint presentation in any one of more than 60 supported text languages.….

Marlee Matlin Tests the Microsoft Translator Live Feature for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Actress Marlee Matlin – known for her Oscar-winning performance in Children of a Lesser God and recurring roles on The West Wing, among other performances – visited the Microsoft AI and Research offices in November 2016 to discuss how the Microsoft Translator live feature could assist those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in situations where a sign language interpreter isn’t….

Microsoft Translator helps eBay’s global customers buy and sell products in 20+ languages

As eBay expanded into more than 190 global markets, they needed to find a way for buyers and sellers to interact in this global, multi-lingual marketplace. eBay chose to implement the Microsoft Translator API, along with the Translator Hub, to create customized translations for their unique retail business. This customized machine translation opened up markets for buyers and sellers to….