Guwahati, October 1: Microsoft India has announced the addition of Assamese in Microsoft Translator, thereby taking the count of Indian languages it supports to 12.
“The Azure-based service will now provide real-time translation and transliteration support for the language,” an official statement said.
Microsoft is currently the only cloud service provider to support Assamese translation.
“Users will also be able to translate speech into Assamese text or to translate Assamese text into another language with speech output,” the statement said.
The other Indian languages it supports are Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
With the latest inclusion, Microsoft Translator will now allow over 90 percent Indians to access information and work in their native/preferred languages.