Microsoft Translator technology was developed by the Microsoft Research Machine Translation (MSR-MT) group, which has worked in the machine translation space since 2000. Foundation work in natural language processing began at Microsoft Research began in the early 1990s.
Translation powered by Microsoft Translator technology is available through Live Search, as well as Internet Explorer 8, the Windows Live Toolbar, and Windows Live Messenger.
All Microsoft Translation pairs—11 English-to-X language; 12 X-to-English—are powered by Microsoft Research-developed systems.
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