Youtube to Add Several New Audio and Caption Features (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 […]