If you’re someone who is an avid traveller, then you are probably aware of the many complications that come with language barriers. Everything from asking for directions, to interpreting food menus, trying to navigate a foreignlanguage can be very confusing and frustrating. This is why many people now turn to their mobile devices for help. With apps like Google Translate, travelling in a foreign country is made much easier. With Google Translate’s camera feature, translating new words becomes as easy as pointing your smartphone camera at foreign text on street signs, menus, shop flyers and more.
According to a recent article by Forbes, Google just upgraded the app by adding translation capabilities for an additional 60 languages, including Arabic, Hindi, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese, which now brings the total number of supported languages to an impressive 88. You can see the full list of languages on their system here.
AI translation is a topic we discuss often here at Transtrust, as we often look to find ways to work with AI, not against. The reality is that machine translation is here and it will be here for a very long time. It is being used by people all across the globe, as is becoming essential for quick translations on the go.
It is important to note that the growing demand for this type of translation also means a growing demand for post-editing services. While machines do and will help us translate larger amounts of text for shorter periods, the translated materials do and will require a human touch – editing by a professional translator.
At TransTrust, we understand the importance and capabilities of AI translations. We also acknowledge that though machines are very useful for travellers looking for quick translations on the go, it is not always the best solution for translating important documents and company marketing materials. When it comes to your brand, we highly recommend using a professional English to Vietnamese translation service. At Transtrust, our experiences translators will make sure your business materials are translated to show your brand in the best way to Vietnamese audiences.