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Category: Amazon Translate

Create a translator chatbot using Amazon Translate and Amazon Lex

In this post, I create an intent in Amazon Lex for a translation action. This intent prompts the user for a source and target language, for example English to Spanish, followed by a text string to translate. Users are free to switch languages at any time during the interaction with Amazon Lex. The solution in the following illustration makes full use of Serverless Computing technologies to enable seamless scaling to thousands of users without the need for further engineering effort.

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Announcing the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hackathon: Build Intelligent Applications using machine learning APIs and serverless

Amazon Web Services (AWS) brings image and video analysis, natural language processing, speech recognition, text-to-speech, and machine translation within the reach of every developer. With machine learning (ML) services by AWS, you can plug in prebuilt AI functionality into your apps without having to worry about ML models. Thousands of developers have used Amazon ML […]

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Amazon Translate now available in the Memsource translation management system

Memsource is always looking out for exciting new integrations that enhance its cutting-edge translation solutions. With machine translation (MT) continuing to be a hot topic in the localization industry, Memsource is focusing on integrating with innovative MT engines that meet customers’ growing MT needs.

In particular, Memsource strives to offer neural machine translation (NMT) engines, such as Amazon Translate. NMT is proving to be a highly influential technology. The quality of NMT output continues to improve, making it a powerful productivity tool and therefore more in demand. Amazon Translate, with its deep learning methods, has started to make its mark in the translation and localization industry. It’s become a priority to add it to Memsource’s range of MT engines. It is also a natural fit for existing AWS customers.

Another draw is that the engine aligns with Memsource’s enterprise focus, particularly B2C. Amazon Translate is built on Amazon’s expertise in consumer products and communication, and the localization problems they have solved using machine translation.

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Create video subtitles with translation using machine learning

Businesses from around the globe require fast and reliable ways to transcribe an audio or video file, and often in multiple languages.  This audio and video content can range from a news broadcast, call center phone interactions, a job interview, a product demonstration, or even court proceedings.  The traditional process for transcription is both expensive […]

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Customers can now use Amazon Translate, a neural machine translation service, in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region

For AWS government customers and organizations in government-regulated industries it is critical to communicate with people in their preferred languages. CSA Research shows that 51 percent of consumers prefer content in their own language, even if the language quality is less than perfect. To help our government customers and organizations in government-regulated industries, we are […]

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Use Amazon Translate to create multilingual content on WordPress sites

At the beginning of this year, we launched an Amazon Polly plugin for WordPress with the help of our partner, WP Engine. This plugin enabled creators/bloggers who publish their posts or sites using WordPress to easily add Text-to-Speech capabilities and convert their web content into high-quality audio formats. Since then, we’ve improved the plugin by […]

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Building your personal translator with Amazon Translate and Amazon Polly

The most common challenge we can face when traveling abroad is the language barrier. Whether lost or not, we’ll have to say at least one of these: “Where is the best place to eat and drink?”, “Where is this hotel?”, and “Where is the bathroom?” Now imagine a more difficult scenario: We’re traveling to Spain […]

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Amazon Translate is now supported in AWS Mobile SDK for Android and iOS

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, and affordable language translation. Support for Amazon Translate API is now available in the AWS Mobile SDK for Android and iOS. Now, you can use the AWS Mobile SDK to develop and publish multilingual mobile apps quickly and easily with Amazon Translate. By […]

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Translate a chat channel using Amazon Translate

Every day millions of users around the world communicate with each other through email, social networks, and other online communities including chat platforms and message boards. Many times, users find a community interesting and want to participate in the chat conversation, but the primary language of the online community might be different than the language […]

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Build smart chat apps with Amazon machine learning APIs and the PubNub ChatEngine

The demand for chat apps is growing wildly. From social apps to business collaboration, in-game chat to customer support, every app needs chat. Chat apps like Telegram are making mainstream news and generating widespread interest.

Historically, building a scalable, feature-rich chat app was surprisingly difficult. Not anymore. PubNub ChatEngine has integrated Amazon machine learning APIs, which makes building intelligent, scalable chat apps super easy for mobile and web.

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to spin up the PubNub ChatEngine and add Amazon Translate and Amazon Polly for cross-lingual, speech-enabled chat apps that you can embed anywhere.

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