If you want to add something easy but yet, amazing to your Lync environment, to highlight the power of Lync’s extensibility, just go to the following web site:
http://translator.gotuc.net, which will show the following:
You just need to download the file
Unzipping the file after downloading it, will reveal that it’s a registry file, with the following content:
Adding this info to your machine, relaunching Lync, and that’s all
Looking at the web site, it clearly states:
Once you've started a conversation, look for the overflow menu in the toolbar. Open it and select "Conversation Translator."
So let’s see, time to start a conversation…
In case you are wondering what the overflow menu is in the toolbar, this is it
There you can select “Conversation Translator”
And now you are all ready to show off your language knowledge
Using BING translator services, you have the following languages available to translate from, and to: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, and Vietnamese.
When you enter a line, you need to press Translate…
After pressing Translate, you can choose to send it..
This is how the other side sees this…
When the other side responds, I can see the original reply, but it is translated as well