Amazon’s Alexa language recognition capabilities extend beyond listening to simple voice commands asking for weather updates and turn-by-turn directions. Now, Alexa’s neural machine translation and speech recognition technology can translate conversations in real-time.
Alexa’s Live Translation service performs well. During testing sessions, we spit rapid-fire phrases in English, Spanish, French, and Brazilian Portuguese, which Alexa was accurately able to translate within seconds of hearing them. Live Translation feels smooth and free of choppiness and unintended phrases. This is especially true with end-of-sentence breaks, which Alexa has become better at addressing over time.[mai mult...]