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June 2023: The State of Machine Translation 2023, new features, AI updates, and more

Jess Evans

Product Marketing Manager at Intento

Stay ahead in the industry with insights from Intento’s 2023 State of Machine Translation report, MT evaluation techniques, recent event updates, much-anticipated features, and AI developments from the past month 🚀

In this edition, we’re covering:

📊 Intento’s 2023 State of Machine Translation report

📖 New course at Intento Machine Translation University: Automated scoring and evaluation of MT Engines

🚀 Batch uploads in the Intento Translation Portal

⚡ Intento Translator for Verint

🌟 SAP Document Translation, Mirai Translator, and RoyalFlush Translate

🎉 Intento Translator for Chrome

🌊 Intento webinar: “GPT in Localization: When the tide goes out…”

💬 Intento presentation at LocWorld49 (with IKEA, Qualtrics, and Playrix): “Multilingual Customer and Employee Experience: Everything, Everywhere, All at Once”

…and more!

The State of Machine Translation 2023 is here 🔥

The 2023 edition of our State of Machine Translation report (our 7th annual) is packed with data-driven insights on how 37 MT Engines (including 5 LLMs!) perform across 22 language pairs in 9 content domains. Get your free copy now ⬅️

In this collaborative edition with e2f, we harnessed the COMET metric to identify top models, analyzed pricing and language support, and offered domain-specific recommendations. Plus, for the first time, we’ve evaluated models from AI21, Anthropic, OpenAI, and NVIDIA.

Master your MT evaluation expertise 🎓

Explore our new Machine Translation University chapter on automated scoring and evaluation of MT Engines 📖 Learn how to set evaluation goals 🎯, effectively combine automatic and human assessments, make the most of scoring, and refine your sampling strategy. A must-read on how to turn your MT evaluation into a data-driven, cost-saving approach 💡

You can now upload up to 10 files at once when using our Translation Portal — including PDFs. The Translation Portal is part of the MT Hub for Employee Experience subscription.

Improved Intento Translator for Verint Community

Intento Translator for Verint Community just got a brand new web translation algorithm, resulting in performance improvements and increased flexibility in visual and functional configuration. The Intento Translator for Verint Community is part of the MT Hub for Employee Experience subscription.

Three new MT providers added to Intento

We’ve added SAP Document Translation (another SAP engine), Mirai Translator, and RoyalFlush Translate to our platform. Use your Intento credentials for direct access.

Enhanced Intento Translator for Chrome

Intento Translator for Chrome now runs an upgraded web translation engine, making it smarter and faster than ever. Translate any content on any web page using a simple keyboard shortcut.

Intento webinar: “GPT in Localization: When the tide goes out…”

In our recent webinar dedicated to real-world GenAI applications, eight industry experts from different sectors (GoTo Technologies, Şişecam, Expedia Group, Disney, Etsy, Government of Canada, VMware, and Trendyol) discussed the powerful impact of Generative AI on localization and content creation, shared their first-hand experiences, and offered practical advice for using it in your workflows.

The webinar also includes a mini-session on the history of Large Language Models by Intento CTO and co-founder Grigory Sapunov — and is essential for anyone looking to drive innovation in their localization program.

Watch the full recording 👀

Intento presentation at LocWorld49: “Multilingual Customer and Employee Experience: Everything, Everywhere, All at Once”

At this year’s LocWorld conference, Intento CEO Konstantin Savenkov hosted a panel featuring Johan Sporre from IKEA, Giulia Tarditi from Qualtrics, and Antonina Vasyukova from Playrix. The discussion centered on the benefits of real-time machine translation in enhancing language accessibility for both customer and employee experiences. Stay tuned for a summary with the key insights 👀

Google launches PALM 2 to counter GPT-4

Google’s next-gen model, PaLM 2, established a new standard in translation accuracy and regional dialect handling, featuring improved multilingual capabilities and faster deployment. Get ready for Google’s forthcoming, versatile Gemini model as well.

LIMA: Less Is More for Alignment

Meta’s new 65B LLaMa language model, LIMA, has demonstrated solid performance, excelling in specific response formats and handling complex queries. Outperforming GPT-4, Bard, and DaVinci003, LIMA presents a significant advancement in AI 💫

SelFee, a self-revising LLM

SelFee is a self-revising LLM by LK LAB empowered by its own feedback generation. With self-feedback on responses and continuous improvement through revisions, SelFee’s 7B and 13B models excel in creative writing and long-form text generation. They outperform LLaMA, Alpaca, Vicuna, and Guanaco and are comparable to ChatGPT.

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