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Microsoft Hmong Translator Launch

Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in News | 0 comments

On Tuesday, February 21, 2012, Phong Yang visited with the Microsoft Research team responsible that helped develop the translator for Hmong. The team officially launch version one of the Hmong translator tool during the Mother of Language’s Day, an event celebrating under-represented languages. Hmong Daw “Hmong Dawb” is now one of 38 languages that are fully supported by Microsoft. Although the translator is still in its infant stage, there is no doubt that the translator will...

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Tutorial for Partners

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Steps to take in order to contribute to and test the Hmong translator Getting set up After you create your Hotmail ID, you need to email it to me at phong_yang@sbcglobal.net or submit the information through the contact page on this site. I will invite you to become a reviewer. As a reviewer, you will be able to: (a) view previous translations, (b) provide new translations, (c) vote on a translation as being the most correct, and (d) test the translation engine. Once you receive the invitation...

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International Mother of Language Day at Microsft Campus

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Phong Yang will be going to Redmond, Washington to attend the International Mother Language Day. The event was established by UNESCO to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity. The Microsoft Research team will release the Hub toolkit and featuring Hmong in the demos. Also featured will be the chat tool which will also have Hmong in it. The event will be Monday, February 21, 2012 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm PST. Check back with me for updates on this event.

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