Apple’s Job Openings for ‘Creative Producers’ May Hint at Plans for Machine Dubbing – via slator.com

Job-seekers, take note: Tech giant Apple is looking for “creative producers for voice.” The broad job title reflects the range of responsibilities each person will handle within an interesting department, Apple’s Text-to-Speech Design Studio.Voice producers will join research engineers, annotation analysts, and language engineers to create and oversee the synthesized...

Apple Translate App Struggles to Wow Users – via slator.com

Reviews have been mixed since Apple unveiled the Translate app for the latest iPhone operating system, iOS 14, last summer. The app’s September 2020 release featured text and voice translation between any combination of 11 languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Portuguese, and Russian. Starting...