Month: July 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) has opened up new developments for customer support, offering global brands opportunities to provide optimum customer experience.  Multilingual conversational AI is an important, but complex part of that. It requires a high level of expertise to build these systems and meet the necessary business function, cultural, and linguistic requirements.   Aaron Schliem is…

In the first episode of the Welocalize Podcast, CEO Smith Yewell chats to podcast host, Louise Law. Smith talks about the importance of relationships and some of the successes and failures he’s experienced over the past 25 years since he co-founded Welocalize with his wife, Julia.   In this episode, they cover…. How Welocalize was…

Faster, More Efficient Edit Distance, MT for Audiovisuals, Building MT Engines for Low-Resource Languages, and Gender Bias in MT by Mara Nunziatini, AI and MT Program Coordinator at Welocalize A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the 23rd Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) in Ghent. Ghent…

How AI and NLP can be used to monitor, identify, rate, and replace harmful content Non-inclusive and hate speech online content is an increasing and important issue —and the problem is multilingual. The consequences of harmful content are varied and very real. People post an immense amount of data online every minute. Every second, on…

Spoken by more than 130 million people in 42 countries of the world. German— like English and French—is a pluricentric language with Germany, Austria and Switzerland as the three countries with the most native speakers. As the 11th most spoken language in the world, it is estimated that around 95 million people speak German as…