Mac users can now translate Microsoft Word documents into 60+ languages

Microsoft Office 365 announced the availability of Translator for Word on Mac, an intelligent, cloud-based service that can translate selected words or entire documents into over 60 languages. Read all about Word’s translation features here, and check out the Office 365 blog for more information about their latest features.   Check out more products that…

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Microsoft Research podcast: “Not lost in translation with Arul Menezes”

“I think the goal for translation today is to make the language barrier disappear for people in everyday contexts…at work, when they’re traveling, so that they can communicate without a language barrier.” – Arul Menezes   Arul Menezes, Partner Research Manager of the Machine Translation team, spoke with Microsoft Research’s podcast team about the advances…

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PubNub integrates Microsoft Translator to enable multilingual chats

PubNub, a company that offers real-time infrastructure-as-a-service, has partnered with Microsoft Translator to integrate the Translator Text API in its offering. Developers can now leverage Translator’s newest features and capabilities through ChatEngine, an open and extensible chat SDK and APIs for building powerful 1:1 group chats quickly.   To read more about how to get…

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Microsoft Translator adds Icelandic as a supported language

Microsoft Translator is excited to announce the launch of our latest AI-powered text translation language: Icelandic. It is the first publicly available neural machine translation (NMT) system. Building this system  was a significant technical challenge for the research team due to the limited amount of available training data. To achieve the required translation quality, the team…

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Customizable speech transcription, translation, and synthesis now available in the unified Speech service

Integrate speech into your apps, workflows, and websites using the unified Speech service, announced this week at Microsoft Build. Speech combines the capabilities of the existing Translator Speech API, Bing Speech API, and Custom Speech Service (preview) into a unified and fully customizable service. You can now use the speech to text, speech translation, and…

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Customize your neural translations with the new Translator custom feature

Translate your company’s content better than ever by customizing Microsoft Translator’s state-of-the-art Neural Machine Translation (NMT) with the new Translator custom feature, announced this week at Microsoft Build. Use the new custom feature with the new Translator text translation API (V3) or the preview of the new unified Speech service. With the custom feature, you…

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Introducing Translator Text API V3: natively neural with advanced capabilities

The new Microsoft Translator text API version 3 is now available for developers. It natively uses neural machine translation, offers a modern API implementation, and makes it easier than ever to add advanced translation to your sites, apps, and workflows.   What’s New The latest V3 release is the first end-to-end update of the API…

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Discover the new Microsoft Translator Windows 10 app: redesigned for productivity

Download and try the new Microsoft Translator Windows 10 app redesigned from the ground up for productivity. An integrated solution for translation on Windows 10, built on the latest generation AI machine translation technologies, it will help users increase their productivity for all their translation related tasks. Getting translations done has never been easier. The…

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Microsoft brings AI-powered translation to end users and developers, whether you’re online or offline

Microsoft Translator has added new capabilities that allow users and developers to get artificial intelligence-powered translations whether or not they have access to the Internet. The new capabilities allow both end-users and third-party app developers to have the benefit of neural translation technology regardless of whether the device is connected to the cloud or offline….

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How Rochester Institute of Technology uses Microsoft Translator to scale accessibility support in its classrooms

Empowering classrooms to be more inclusive for students who are deaf or hard of hearing students is a key mission of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) National Technical Institute for the Deaf. To scale this mission, RIT brought in Microsoft Translator’s AI-powered Presentation Translator. Using AI-powered speech and language technology, the PowerPoint add-in automatically…

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