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Microsoft Local Language Program celebrates International Mother Language Day
February 21 is UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day 2013 , which aims to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This is also an occasion for us to highlight the contributions of the Microsoft Local Language Program (LLP), which provides people access to technology...
20 Feb 2013
Bing Translator app now released for Windows Phone 8
One of the most fun apps for Windows Phone is now available for Windows Phone 8 users. The Bing Translator app lets you simply point your camera at text in a foreign language - whether it's a road sign, poster, restaurant menu, or whatever - and the text gets translated in real time. For example...
28 Nov 2012
Machine Translation for Hmong added to Bing Translator
The Microsoft Translator MT system has added Hmong to the list of supported languages, bringing the number of languages available to 38. The work of adding Hmong was the result of collaboration between members of the Hmong community to help create an MT engine. Read more on the Microsoft Translator...
22 Feb 2012
Microsoft Translator adds new features for collaborative translations
Microsoft Translator - Microsoft’s Machine Translation system – has released a number of new features. The new functionality announced yesterday expands the “ Collaborative Translations Framework ” (CTF) which allows any web master/owner to machine translate their site and then invite a community of...
7 Jun 2011
New Microsoft Translator apps for Windows Phone 7 and ipad
The Microsoft Translator team blog has an interesting post about a couple of new machine translation apps for Windows Phone 7 and ipad. Both are powered by Microsoft’s online MT system, Microsoft Translator , and leverage the Microsoft Translator APIs . Read more about the two featured instant translation...
2 Feb 2011
WikiBhasha: Microsoft Research tool for translating Wikipedia pages
Microsoft Research has just launched a beta version of “ WikiBhasha ” – a new tool that helps users create multilingual content on Wikipedia . What’s interesting is that you don’t have to be a subject matter expert to contribute, and you don’t even have to be familiar with the Wikipedia format. WikiBhasha...
18 Oct 2010
New on Microsoft Translator: Indonesian, Ukrainian and Vietnamese
The team behind Microsoft’s Machine Translation engine Microsoft Translator has just added 3 new languages to the system: Indonesian , Ukrainian and Vietnamese . That brings the number of languages supported to 35 . Read the full story on the Microsoft Translator team blog.
11 Oct 2010
Microsoft Translator adds collaborative translation feature
Today, at the MIX 2010 conference , the Microsoft Research team behind Microsoft Translator announced the “Collaborative Translations Framework”, bringing collaboration features to machine translation. It allows webmasters that need to provide their content in multiple languages to get every page...
16 Mar 2010
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