Microsoft Windows Live Translation goes in-house

The Microsoft Research Translation Team announced the transition from a third party translation technology to going “in-house”.  From the MSR-MT blog: Translation now fully powered by the Microsoft Translator technology is available through Live Search, as well as IE8, the Windows Live Toolbar, and Windows Live Messenger. All translation pairs on the site (11 English-X, 12 […]

The Microsoft Research Translation Team announced the transition from a third party translation technology to going “in-house”.  From the MSR-MT blog:

  • Translation now fully powered by the Microsoft Translator technology is available through Live Search, as well as IE8, the Windows Live Toolbar, and Windows Live Messenger.
  • All translation pairs on the site (11 English-X, 12 X-English) are powered by Microsoft Research-developed systems.
  • Two transliteration pairs (chs<->cht), courtesy of the Windows International team.
  • For several languages, better language quality.
  • And finally, the release of TBot, a translation bot for Windows Live Messenger.

More info: Windows Live Translator | Windows Live Messenger Translator Bot

Source:→ LiveSide