Google Translate gets a neural machine translation upgrade

Google logoFor anyone who has ever used a translation service like Google Translate is probably more than aware that sometimes it’s not the most accurate. Translating single words isn’t too bad, but give it more complex sentences and that’s where it starts to struggle as it fails to take into account the context or certain expressions.

However Google knows this and over the years they have made upgrades to its Translate service, but now Google is taking things to the next level by announcing the next step in upgrades: Neural Machine Translation, thus allowing the system to translate entire sentences at once as opposed to word by word, thus retaining the context in which it was made.

Google Translate gets a neural machine translation upgrade

According to Google, “It uses this broader context to help it figure out the most relevant translation, which it then rearranges and adjusts to be more like a human speaking with proper grammar.” Google will begin rolling out Neural Machine Translation to a total of 8 languages for now, which includes English and French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish.

We expect that over time more languages will be added, but Google claims since these languages cover 35% of all Google Translate queries, it makes sense to offer them first.

Source: Ubergizmo

Tags: Google

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)