Microsoft translator app now offers AI Powered translations in offline Mode too

Microsoft Translator has added new capabilities that allow users and developers to get artificial intelligence-powered translations whether or not they have access to the Internet,The new capabilities allow both end-users and third-party app developers to have the benefit of neural translation technology regardless of whether the device is connected to the cloud or offline,When using the Microsoft Translator app, end users can now download free AI-powered offline packs.

In addition, through the new Translator app local feature preview, Android developers will be able to quickly and easily integrate online and offline AI text translations into their apps,The development comes after two years of work, and it complements Microsoft’s overall effort to make sure developers and users can access AI-powered tools where their data is, whether that’s in the cloud or on a device, That ability, which experts refer to as edge computing, comes as experts are figuring out ways to run powerful AI algorithms without the massive computing power of the cloud.

Building on this initial work, the Translator team was able to further optimize these algorithms, allowing them to run directly on any modern device’s CPU without the need for a dedicated AI chip, The new Translator apps now bring NMT to the edge of the cloud for all Android, iOS, and Amazon Fire devices, Support for Windows devices is coming soon.

For Android developers, the Translator app also now offers a preview of the new local feature, which enables developers to quickly and easily add text translation to any Android app that benefit from translation capabilities,In addition, thanks to these new NMT offline packs, Android developers can for the first time add offline NMT to their apps, allowing their users to get access to NMT translated content without an Internet connection.

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