Google's Boost
Voice and Data|May 2017
Google's Boost

Planning to assist billion people online and make web more helpful, Google pulls down the language barrier

Continuing with its commitment to bring the internet alive for a billion Indians, Google has launched a new set of products and features for Indian languages to better serve the needs of Indians who are coming online rapidly and released findings of a joint report by Google and KPMG India titled ‘Indian Languages – Defining India’s Internet’.

Google Translate will use Google’s new Neural Machine Translation technology to translate between English and nine widely used Indian languages — Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam and Kannada. Neural translation offers a huge improvement over the old phrase-based system, translating full sentences at a time, instead of pieces of a sentence. This change improves the quality of translation in a single jump than seen in the last ten years combined.


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May 2017