Skype Translator Preview Technology Will Hit Desktop Computers By End of Summer
Attention all Skype users, Microsoft is planning to bring Skype Translator Preview technology to desktop PCs by the end of this summer.
Skype Translator is a very impressive and useful technology that will translate your conversations in real-time on Skype. Last month, Microsoft removed the sign-up requirement for the preview and now have announced the arrival of Skype Translator on Windows PC version of the popular app.
The news of its arrival by the end of Summer 2015, was announced via a post on Skype blog.
To bring Skype Translator into more people’s lives, today we are happy to announce that the Skype Translator preview technology will be coming to the Skype for Windows desktop app. We are targeting the end of summer 2015 for the roll-out to begin.
Skype Translator uses machine learning to improve itself, meaning it will get better if more people started using it, that will give it opportunities to learn. As soon as Microsoft removed the sign-up requirement, usage of Skype Translator went up 300%.
The blog post mentioned that users should use a chat headset while using this new service. According to the post, this will allow Skype Translator to hear words more clearly.
For now, Skype Translator is able to translate voice calls in English, Mandarin, Spanish, and Italian. On top of that, it is able to translate text conversations in 50 languages.
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