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Zoom Announces Launch of Live Translation in 12 Languages

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2021

The digital communications platform Zoom announced Sept. 13 that the company will be launching a new live translation feature to the platform within the next year. The company has been exploring translation options for a while now, in order to accommodate the platform’s global usership, which skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This announcement comes just a couple of months after Zoom acquired Kites, a German start-up specializing in artificial intelligence and machine translation. When Zoom acquired Kites in June 2021, the company’s leadership stated that it was planning to take advantage of the newly acquired company’s technological capacity to develop translation features for the platform. Read more...