Why Evaluating Machine Translation Quality is Hard

Why Evaluating Machine Translation Quality is Hard Imagine it’s your first time in Beijing, and you sit down at a restaurant to get something to eat. The waiters do not speak English, and the menu is all in Chinese, with no pictures. Luckily, you have Waygo installed on your phone! You point it at some … 

 

Waygo at Augmented World Expo

This past week, we had the opportunity to demonstrate Waygo technology at the AWE conference in Santa Clara, CA. We had a lot of visitors at our booth and many interested developers in Waygo OCR SDK. It was a fun experiment and we learned a lot about how to improve our App UI from all … 

 

Check us out on Holiday Lettings!

This Spring, the team at Holiday Lettings awarded Waygo to be one of the top 10 handy apps for travel! Check out the article here   https://www.holidaylettings.co.uk/blog/10-unbelievably-handy-travel-apps-you-need-on-your-phone/

 

Meet Nihongo Master

Never having formally studied Japanese before, I went to Nihongo Master last week as a true Nihongo Rookie. “Nihongo” by the way, means Japanese in Japanese, which I clearly didn’t know as a rookie. If you’re a Chinese reader, you’ll see that the characters used in Nihongo—日本語—mean “Japanese language” in Chinese, but pronounced “rìběnyǔ” in … 

 

Happy Year of the Goat

On February 19th, China—along with its neighboring countries—is celebrating the coming of the Year of the Goat. If you’re currently not in East Asia, fear not, there are Chinese communities around the world where you can join in on the festivities, and you can always celebrate within your own home.   The Goat: All you need to know Have … 

 

Meet Waygo Fans Helen & Alan

Meet Helen and Alan. We found out about them and their epic journey from London to Vietnam after they wrote us some feedback (commercial break: do you have feedback? We’d love to hear it! Send it to feedback@waygoapp.com.) and pointed us to their blog post about Waygo and how it has helped them from going hungry …