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Bringing AI translation to edge devices with Microsoft Translator

In November 2016, Microsoft brought the benefit of AI-powered machine translation, aka Neural Machine Translation (NMT), to developers and end users alike. Last week, Microsoft brought NMT capability to the edge of the cloud by leveraging the NPU, an AI-dedicated processor integrated into the Mate 10, Huawei’s latest flagship phone. The new chip makes AI-powered translations available on the device….

Microsoft Translator Adds Tamil as a Supported Language

Microsoft Translator is excited to announce the launch of our latest text translation language: Tamil. Tamil is spoken by over 70 million native speakers throughout the Indian subcontinent and around the globe. Whether you’re using the Microsoft Translator apps, add-ins, or API on Azure, the addition of Tamil helps break the language barrier of communication worldwide and within the Indian….

Microsoft and Huawei deliver Full Neural On-device Translations

Microsoft is delivering the world’s first fully neural on device translations in the Microsoft Translator app for Android, customized for the Huawei Mate 10 series. Microsoft achieved this breakthrough by partnering with Huawei to customize Microsoft’s new neural technology for Huawei’s new NPU (Neural Processing Unit) hardware. This results in dramatically better and faster offline translations as compared to existing….

Give your customers fine-tuned translations with the Microsoft Translator Hub API

You can now use the dictionary feature of the Microsoft Translator Hub API to give your customers fine-tuned translations, rather than the default translations generated by the Microsoft Translator Text API. Using this feature, you can edit any content translated by Microsoft Translator, and then redeploy the new, fine-tuned translations to your customers. To use the dictionary feature of the….