Microsoft updates Translator with AI-powered offline translation on Android, OCR support on iOS


Microsoft today updated Microsoft Translator for Android and iOS. The former has received a new AI-powered translation engine, while the latter has gained Optical Character Recognition (OCR) image translation. You can download the latest versions now directly from Google Play and Apple’s App Store.

As its name implies, Microsoft Translator is the company’s translation service, available for Android, Android Wear, Apple Watch, iOS, Windows, and Windows Phone. It supports translation of text, speech, documents, and webpages across 50 different languages (compared to Google Translate’s 103). The Android and iOS apps were the versions released in August 2015, which means they were due for an update.

Read the source article at VentureBeat