Screen Capture (11)Presenting the new Translator App for Windows Phone. Powered by the same technology behind Bing Translator, the new Translator app takes advantage of Windows Phone platform's unique features to deliver a great translation experience, enabling you to go to new places with confidence. The app features video, audio and text translation, as well as a new offline mode that allows you to translate without a data connection.

Go get it @ http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/apps/2cb7cda1-17d8-df11-a844-00237de2db9e.

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Background

In a global society, with the proliferation of digital content on the web, mobile devices and applications, there is a growing need for people to be able to read and communicate in their native language.  Enabling communication and business across languages is a significant value that Microsoft delivers to consumers, customers and partners.

Microsoft Translator provides a set of powerful but simple-to-use technologies that can help companies accomplish cross-language communication and language translation goals, and consumers experience high quality language translation.  Whether seeking solutions for language detection, speech synthesis, product localization or empowering communities to protect native languages, Microsoft Translator provides the services to accomplish a variety of translation goals across web, desktop and mobile devices.

Microsoft Translator provides a set of powerful but simple-to-use APIs that can help customers accomplish cross-language communication and language translation goals, and consumers experience high quality language translation.  It is a state-of-the-art statistical machine translation system translating between any of the supported languages, and powering millions of translations every day across Microsoft products like Bing, Office, Internet Explorer and external products like Facebook, Trip Advisor, eBay etc. For more technical information about Microsoft Translator, please visit http://api.microsofttranslator.com.