Custom Translator, now in general availability, significantly improves the quality of your translations by letting you build your own customized neural translation models tuned with your own pre-translated content. Using Custom Translator, you can translate your product names and industry jargon just the way you want. With Custom Translator, an extension of the Microsoft Translator Text API, part of the Cognitive….
In early 2018, Microsoft announced the first machine translation system to translate sentences of news articles from Chinese to English with the same quality and accuracy as a person. Today, Microsoft Translator brings some of these research advances into production as it releases new translation systems for Chinese and German from and to English, increasing translation quality and expanding application….
Imagine you’re on a college campus and have a job interview in 5 minutes. You’re a bit lost, so you stop to ask the next person you see for directions. You realize that the person you’ve asked is hard-of-hearing, and he opens his backpack for a pen and paper. By the time he’s explained in writing where your next class….
Microsoft Translator is now integrated with SwiftKey for Android, a predictive keyboard that accurately captures your messages and instantly translates them into over 60 languages in-app for texts, Instant Messages, emails, and more. Simply download SwiftKey for Android, open a text or IM app, and select the Translator icon from the keyboard’s menu. Select your “From” language, and “To” language,….
Microsoft Speech services are now in general availability. Part of Azure Cognitive Services, Speech offers complete speech capabilities, including speech recognition, translation, and text-to-speech in a set of unified and customizable services. It combines the capabilities of the existing Microsoft Translator Speech API, Bing Speech API, and Custom Speech Service (preview). Speech is enterprise ready and scalable for your needs,….
Sara Mata, a Certified K-12 Reading Specialist, recently learned about Microsoft Translator and how this tool can help with reading comprehension for her remote English Language Learners (ELL) from China. While attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Chicago, Sara came across a demo of Microsoft Translator and realized immediately how this technology could impact her….
Microsoft Translator is excited to announce the launch of Telugu, our latest AI-powered text translation language. The launch of Telugu was officially announced at Interspeech 2018 in Hyderabad, India. Hyderabad is the capital of the Indian state of Telangana where Telugu is the primary spoken language. Worldwide, over 80 million people speak Telugu. Telugu is Translator’s fifth supported language from….
We always love to hear from customers to find out how we can improve the Microsoft Translator service. To help give you even more of a voice, we are launching a survey so that you can tell us directly what product features and capabilities you would like to see in the Microsoft Translator API, including: Text Translation Speech Translation Machine translation customization (Custom Translator service) Microsoft Translator local feature ….
Are you looking to add multilingual support to your bot? Using the Azure Bot Service V4 SDK, your bot can use Microsoft Translator to automatically translate messages to the language your bot understands, and optionally translate the bot’s replies back to the user’s language. What’s a bot? A bot is an app that users interact with in a conversational way….
In addition to the existing languages, you can now translate to and from the following languages without an internet connection using AI-powered Neural Machine Translation (NMT) technology: Bangla Bulgarian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Finnish Greek Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Norwegian Polish Romanian Slovak Swedish Tamil Turkish With these offline translation packs, users can translate text they type, share from a….