Youtube to Add Several New Audio and Caption Features (multilingual.com)

Google recently announced last week that it will be adding a whole new series of features to Youtube’s closed captioning and subtitles, including a more accessible live captioning system for […]

Microsoft Translator Now Available in 100+ Languages (multilingual.com)

The team behind Microsoft’s Azure AI platform recently announced that the company’s machine translation (MT) system, Microsoft Translator, is now capable of translating text in more than 100 different languages. […]

Microsoft Turing Model Tops NLP Leaderboard (multilingual.com)

A Microsoft-developed language representation model has been ranked among the best in the world on Google’s Cross-Lingual Transfer Evaluation of Multilingual Encoders (XTREME) public leaderboard. XTREME consists of a set […]

WhatsApp Developing Automatic Transcription Feature (multilingual.com)

WhatsApp is currently working on developing an in-app speech recognition and automatic transcription system for the iOS app’s voice message feature, according to WhatsApp Beta Info, the publication that broke […]

Inside DeepL and Welocalize VP Olga Beregovaya on Language Tech Evolution (slator.com)

Olga Beregovaya, AI Innovation VP of Welocalize, joins SlatorPod to talk about all things AI, natural language processing (NLP), machine learning (ML), and machine translation (MT) related. Olga begins with […]

SignLab Amsterdam Works on MT for Signed Languages (multilingual.com)

It’s easy to take the overhead announcements in train stations and airports for granted, but oftentimes they present passengers with indispensable information about weather conditions, the status of their trip, […]

KUDO Launches Live Captioning for Multilingual Meetings, Doubling Down on Commitment to Equity and Inclusion (multilingual.com)

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2021 — KUDO Inc., the multilingual meeting SaaS company built around a B2B managed marketplace powered by the largest network of professional conference interpreters, announced today the addition of […]

Language Models for English, German, Hebrew, and More (multilingual.com)

For quite some time now, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers have been trying to figure out how — or perhaps if — computers can be trained to generate natural, coherent, human-like […]

AI21 Labs Launches New Language Model (multilingual.com)

The Tel Aviv-based artificial intelligence (AI) development company AI21 Labs has announced the launch of what may be one of the largest AI models of its kind. AI21 Labs’ Jurassic-1 […]

OpenAI Develops English to Code Translation System (multilingual.com)

On Aug. 10, OpenAI released an improved version of its Codex AI model to developers — Codex AI can translate commands written in natural, conversational language into computer code. Codex […]

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