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Category: Amazon Translate

Accelerate multilingual workflows with a customizable translation solution built with Amazon Translate

Enterprises often need to communicate effectively to a large base of customers, partners, and stakeholders across several different languages. They need to translate and localize content such as marketing materials, product content assets, operational manuals, and legal documents. Each business unit in the enterprise has different translation workloads and often manages their own translation requirements […]

Build a multi-lingual document translation workflow with domain-specific and language-specific customization

In the digital world, providing information in a local language isn’t novel, but it can be a tedious and expensive task. Advancements in machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) have made this task much easier and less expensive. We have seen increased adoption of ML for multi-lingual data and document processing workloads. Enterprise […]

AWS Localization uses Amazon Translate to scale localization

The AWS website is currently available in 16 languages (12 for the AWS Management Console and for technical documentation): Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese. Customers all over the world gain hands-on experience with the AWS platform, products, and services in their […]

Localize content into multiple languages using AWS machine learning services

Over the last few years, online education platforms have seen an increase in adoption of and an uptick in demand for video-based learnings because it offers an effective medium to engage learners. To expand to international markets and address a culturally and linguistically diverse population, businesses are also looking at diversifying their learning offerings by […]

Break through language barriers with Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Translate, and Amazon Polly

Imagine a surgeon taking video calls with patients across the globe without the need of a human translator. What if a fledgling startup could easily expand their product across borders and into new geographical markets by offering fluid, accurate, multilingual customer support and sales, all without the need of a live human translator? What happens […]

Use AWS AI and ML services to foster accessibility and inclusion of people with a visual or communication impairment

AWS offers a broad set of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) services, including a suite of pre-trained, ready-to-use services for developers with no prior ML experience. In this post, we demonstrate how to use such services to build an application that fosters the inclusion of people with a visual or communication impairment, which […]

Translate, redact and analyze streaming data using SQL functions with Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics, Amazon Translate, and Amazon Comprehend

You may have applications that generate streaming data that is full of records containing customer case notes, product reviews, and social media messages, in many languages. Your task is to identify the products that people are talking about, determine if they’re expressing positive or negative sentiment, translate their comments into a common language, and create […]

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Personalize your machine translation results by using fuzzy matching with Amazon Translate

A person’s vernacular is part of the characteristics that make them unique. There are often countless different ways to express one specific idea. When a firm communicates with their customers, it’s critical that the message is delivered in a way that best represents the information they’re trying to convey. This becomes even more important when […]

Control formality in machine translated text using Amazon Translate

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, affordable, and customizable language translation. Amazon Translate now supports formality customization. This feature allows you to customize the level of formality in your translation output. At the time of writing, the formality customization feature is available for six target languages: French, German, Hindi, Italian, […]

Apply profanity masking in Amazon Translate

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, affordable, and customizable language translation. This post shows how you can mask profane words and phrases with a grawlix string (“?$#@$”). Amazon Translate typically chooses clean words for your translation output. But in some situations, you want to prevent words that are commonly […]