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Google Translate’s camera can now automatically detect languages

Starting today, Google Translate’s camera can automatically detect languages so you can point your camera at a flyer or sign and get results in your native tongue even if you don’t know what language you’re reading. Google Translate’s computer vision translation capabilities also got a heavy shot in the arm today with the addition of […]

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Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge

You’d think that adapting Alexa, which supports a range of languages including Spanish, German, and Japanese, to varieties within a dialect continua would be a piece of cake compared with “teaching” it new language families, but this isn’t so. According to the Seattle company’s researchers, the gulf is wide between British English and American English, […]

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