Microsoft brings on-the-fly translations offline with the help of machine learning

Offline and saved image translation are now available on Microsoft Translator Language barriers are pretty low in today’s connected world, with many simple phrases just a web search away. But for international travelers, that search could cost them big in overseas data charges. Many translation apps allow users to store some phrases on their device, but if users don’t think of a particular phrase beforehand, they’re out of luck.Microsoft may be changing that. An update out today for the Microsoft Translator for Android app allows users to download entire languages for offline translations, powered by a “deep neural network.” “Since we launched the Microsoft Translator app for Android last August, one of the key user requests was to support offline translations for situations where Internet access was unavailable or cost prohibitive, such as with…


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