Google switched the translation system from Systran to its own machine translation system for all the 25 language pairs available on the site. Until now, Google used its own system only for Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.

The Google Operating System blog provides a link to compare the new Google Translate with Babel Fish, a site that uses Systran to provide translations.

While still not perfect, the new translation system works more accurate, especially with simple phrases used for hotel descriptions.

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