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Join Date: Apr 2008
Google Translate now understands 41 languages
Seven new languages - Turkish, inhabitant of Thailand, Hungarian, Estonian, albanien, Maltese and Galician - made their appearance on Google Traduction, the translation service on line of the world number one of the search engines, which changes to 41 the full number of languages taken into account.
Accessible since the navigator Web, or possibly integrated into this last via a plugin, Google Traduction has proposed for several years the automatic translation of whole or part of a Web page. This automatic engine, functioning using algorithms and of statistical models, offers without surprised results lower than a true translation, but makes it possible to seize the content of a text or a Web page written in a language which one does not know.
Conscious that this service type is a good way of researching for the Net surfers, Google recently undertook to adapt its tool for translation to other sides of its activity. The reader of flow RSS Google Reader thus proposes since the end of the year 2008 a translation of the contents to the flight.
Last August, Google also opened a center of translation on line, kind of place on the market intended to bring together Net surfers in search of information and translators professional.