The Translator Web Widget will be retired on July 31, 2019. Beginning July 31st, the widget will no longer translate your webpages. There are several ways you can continue to use Microsoft Translator’s advanced neural machine translation to translate your websites. Web Translator: The quickest and simplest way to add translations to your site is using the free Microsoft Translator….
In March 2018 we announced (Hassan et al. 2018) a breakthrough result where we showed for the first time a Machine Translation system that could perform as well as human translators (in a specific scenario – Chinese-English news translation). This was an exciting breakthrough in Machine Translation research, but the system we built for this project was a complex, heavyweight research system, incorporating multiple cutting-edge techniques. While we….
In recent weeks, we have received strong feedback from our customers about the scheduled retirement of version 2 of the Text Translator API. As a result, we’re happy to announce today that version 2 of the Translator Text API will continue to be available. Your existing applications using V2 will remain functional. We encourage you to migrate your applications to….
The Microsoft Translator Text API is now available in China on Azure.cn. As of today, you can translate text in your mobile, desktop, and web applications between 60+ languages with the Microsoft Translator automatic translation service. Microsoft Translator Text API is a JSON-based REST API that developers can easily integrate into their applications, websites, tools, or any solution requiring multi-language….
Microsoft Translator is happy to announce that it is now certified for ISO, HIPAA, and SOC compliance. This comes as a result of Azure’s commitment to privacy and security. Last year, Translator announced that it was GDPR compliant as a data processor. Now, Microsoft Translator is ISO, HIPAA, and SOC compliant, in addition to receiving CSA and FedRAMP public cloud….
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….
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,….
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 ….
Will Lewis, Principal Technical Program Manager with Microsoft Translator, spoke with the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project at Easter Seals Crossroads about why Translator is an important assistive technology tool, and how this tool can impact how we engage and communicate with one another. You have someone who is visiting from China, they don’t speak English. How do….