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Overcoming language difficulties with AI and Azure services

 

Ever hear the Abbot and Costello routine, “Who’s on first?” It’s a masterpiece of American English humor. But what if it we translated it into another language? With a word-by-word translation, most of what English speakers laugh at, would be lost. Such is the problem of machine translation (translation by computer algorithm.) If a business depends on words to have an impact on the user, then translation services need to be seriously evaluated for accuracy and effect. This is how Lionbridge approaches the entire world of language translation—but now they can harness the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI). The result is to ensure the translations reach a higher bar.

 

Read more on the Azure blog here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/overcoming-language-difficulties-with-ai-and-azure-services/