Tag: Google

Google Translate Launches Real-Time Language Transcription Functionality

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced on his Twitter handle that the Google Translate app on Android is rolling out new feature called Transcribe that can live translate speech into another language in real time. The Transcribe feature is available for all Android users with the latest version of the Google Translate app...

Google Splashes Out on Super Bowl Ad Focusing on Language

Genevieve Finn reports on the tech giant's moves in machine translation and interpretation Google used one of its two valuable Super Bowl ad spots to show how Google Translate can help bring people together. According to CNBC, a Super Bowl LIII 30-second ad spot cost $5.25 million this year,...

Google to Focus on Indic Language Content

India is now the second-largest online market in the world, but the Internet in India is predominantly an English only medium. Only 10% of India’s population speaks English, and, in an effort to promote digital literacy and safety in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government’s Digital India Program, under which Google will increase the availability of information...

Google Translate’s Update Forecasts Language Learning Machines

Google Translate, an app that is estimated to perform about one billion translations a day, has officially added two new translation technologies. The Word Lens software, which Google acquired from Quest Visual in May of 2014, has been integrated with Google Translate to perform instantaneous visual translations, and the previously existing real-time conversation mode has been updated to provide...

Google Goes Multilingual

New search app code switches like most people. For polyglots, it can be an arduous task to manually change the language on a smart phone keyboard depending on the task— between texting friends and family in different language, emailing clients around the world, and reading international news, polyglots may switch languages hundreds of times a day. Unlike the polyglot brain...
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