TechEd Europe: Microsoft Translator Widget And APIs In Beta

Today at TechEd Europe the Microsoft Translator Team announced that the Microsoft translator widget is now available to everyone, no more invite requirement!

A recap of today’s session:

  • Microsoft Translator APIs and the webpage widget are now in beta
  • Generate a translator widget for your webpage here
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  • or use the AJAX API to further customize the translation experience
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  • Detailed reference for the APIs on MSDN, Getting started guides for ASP.NET and PHP, Interactive SDK
  • 20+ languages supported by the service now (the latest 2 to be added in the next few days – Finnish and Bulgarian)
  • New to Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8? Try the “Translate with Bing” accelerator powered by Microsoft Translator!
  • Microsoft Translator powers millions of translations each day for Office (2003-2010), Bing, Live Toolbar and the unique Messenger bot
  • Commercial licenses for the SOAP and HTTP APIs are available at no cost. Contact [email protected] for more details

So if you were waiting for your opportunity to add the Translator widget to your site, here is your chance! Go, go, go!