Intel discuss their translation services
Intel doesn’t develop its own machine translation systems. We utilize commercially available technology or technology to create our capability.
They see the following areas developing the use of these machine translation services.
Social Media is going to grow tremendously and machine translation capability, in terms of supporting a global audience, is going to become more and more important.
The other area is the phone environment. I see a lot of growing focus in that area. This is not only from a commercial point of view, but also from the point of view of government and the military. A lot of the initial research on all of this technology has been done by the U.S. military and the intelligence community. The intelligence community had developed some mobile technology for the field, where an English-speaking agent can go in and have a conversation with an Arabic-speaking Iraqi. As long as they kept to some basic, simple sentences, they could have a real-time conversation in the field with this technology.
I think that these systems will be integrated into all areas of translation as time and the development of these apps improves.