Friday, June 06, 2008

More Translation Bots! For GoogleTalk

Since the initial release of translation bots for Google Talk in December last year,. many people have been chatting in different languages in different languages.
While the translation isn't perfect, eliminating the language barrier in internet chat has brought many people together in chat world.
The bots were created following the Google Translate and as it added new languages, Google talk team created more bots.

The new bots are Bulgarian (bg), Croatian (hr), Czech (cs), Danish (da), Finnish (fi), Hindi (hi), Norwegian (no), Polish (pl), Portuguese (pt), Romanian (ro), Swedish (sv) and Traditional Chinese (zh-hant) Hint Olympic time.

May be we can have group chats with different people from all over the world. To use a bot, add it to your Friends list and send it the message you want translated. For example, if you send "Hello" to (English to Spanish), it will respond with "Hola." If you're using the Google Talk Gadget, you can also get your conversation translated by inviting a bot to a group chat with a friend.

There are 26 new bots: bg2en, cs2en, da2en, en2bg, en2cs, en2da, en2fi, en2hi, en2hr, en2no, en2pl, en2pt, en2ro, en2sv, en2zh-hant, fi2en, hi2en, hr2en, no2en, pl2en, pt2en, ro2en, sv2en, zh-hant2en, zh-hant2zh, zh2zh-hant.
For reference you can also check out the full list of supported language combinations. To add one of these bots to your contacts, remember to use the following format [from language]2[to language]

Google Talkabout: More Translation Bots!

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