Early December marks the kickoff of Amazon’s AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, and ahead of the festivities the tech giant has unveiled a slew of product enhancements. To this end, Amazon Translate, the company’s cloud machine translation service that delivers language translation via API requests, today gained new languages and variants and expanded to new regions globally.
By way of a refresher, Translate — which debuted in preview in November 2017 ahead of general availability last April — taps AI that aims to deliver more accurate and natural-sounding translation than statistical or rule-based approaches. It allows customers to define how brand names, character names, model names, and other unique terms get translated. When used in tandem with a natural language processing app, Translate also