New Delhi: Microsoft India on Thursday introduced the addition of three new Indian languages — Konkani, Maithili, and Sindhi, in Translator together with Sinhala, the official language of Sri Lanka.
Microsoft Translator now helps 16 Indian languages — Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. ((*4*))
“We are excited to announce that we are broadening our language capabilities to include Maithili, Konkani, Sindhi, and Sinhala. We celebrate and support India`s diversity of language and culture with the most advanced AI to enable India`s growth, by making access to technology pervasive,” Rajiv Kumar, Managing Director, Microsoft India, stated in an announcement. (Also Read: Top 10 Countries With Highest Fuel Rates)
The firm stated that customers can translate Konkani, Maithili, Sindhi, and Sinhala textual content, supported in additional than 125 languages, for his or her apps, web sites, workflows, and instruments with Azure Cognitive Services Translator.
Over two million folks in India communicate Konkani, primarily within the states of Goa, Maharashtra, and Karnataka. It can also be spoken by a large inhabitants in different elements of India, equivalent to Kerala and Gujarat.
Maithili is spoken by over 75 million folks in India and Nepal. It is the second most generally spoken language in Bihar and can also be spoken in neighbouring states Jharkhand and West Bengal, the corporate stated.
Sindhi is spoken by over 20 million folks in India and several other different subcontinental international locations, whereas Sinhala is spoken by over 16 million folks in Sri Lanka, in addition to Malaysia and Singapore.
Microsoft Translator can be utilized throughout Windows, iOS, Android, and the online.