Cool translation tech: English-Chinese Voice Translator

Fascinating talk and demo of real-time translation from spoken English into spoken Chinese. This was part of a presentation at Microsoft Research Asia’s 21st Century Computing event in Tianjin, China. Read the full article on the Next at Microsoft blog. Skip to 7:30 for the actual English-Chinese speech demo. Still a lot of work to be…

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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 beta currently works from English…

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