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Sport translations enable sports companies and international federations to create accurate multilingual content

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is only months away and anyone interested in language processing and translation technology is keen to see what enhancements Artificial Intelligence will bring to sport translations … and help the Japanese people interface better with the rest of the world. Perhaps the biggest test for AI in the translation industry Over the last few years, Japan’s Institute of Information and Communications Technology has been creating small translation devices for foreign tourists visiting Japan. These devices are able to translate text into 31 languages. They have voice recognition into and out of 16 languages. But will these native devices be accurate enough for foreign visitors? They will not be dealing with sports broadcasting and sports translations. In fact, their accuracy is still to be known: we will have to wait until 2020 and see. The presumption is that JIIC’s devices will be good enough to assist visitors around […]