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Elia, the automatic translator of Elhuyar, increases its number of users by 40%

2021 | November 24
  • This year it has received more than two million visits and the number of users has increased by 40%.
  • In total, the system has translated more than 610 million words.
  • The most used combination is the translation from Spanish to Basque.
  • Elia translations between these six languages: Basque, Spanish, French, English, Catalan and Galician. It translates documents in format and the application for mobile can also be used to translate text photos.

In 2021, Elia, Elhuyar's automatic neural translator, has improved data from 2020. This year it has received more than two million visits and the number of users has increased by 40%.

Elhuyar's multilingual automatic translator has reached two years and almost 600,000 users have used it since November last year. Between 2020 and 2021 the number of users has increased by 40%.

In total, the system has translated more than 610 million words. The website has received more than two million visits in the last year, 30% more than in 2020.

Elia uses a cutting-edge technology based on artificial intelligence and neural networks, and performs translations among these six languages: Euskera, Spanish, French, English, Catalan and Galician. This year, the most widely used combination has been the translation of Spanish into Basque.

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Elia, the automatic neuronal translator of Elhuyar

Elia, the Elhuyar translator, can be used on the elia.eus website or the app can be downloaded to the mobile (Android and iOS).

Translate full documents in format. Short texts can be translated free of charge by copying them directly into the text box, without registration as a user. However, registering on the web offers more options to the user: on the one hand, it can translate more words each time using the text box (without registering, 100 words each time; if registered, 500 words each time); on the other hand, it can translate full documents, and the system will respect its format.

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Moreover, in the case of the mobile application, it is not necessary to insert the text in the application. Just select the text while reading something on the phone and press the Copy button; among the options, Elia will appear. By clicking on this option, the application is directly accessed and the text we have copied will appear directly in the relevant text table.

In addition, the mobile app also allows translation of the text of the photographs. To do this, just open the app and place the mobile in front of the image. The application will detect the text of the image and translate it into the desired language, without having to enter the word by word text in the application.