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KantanAI Releases an AI solution to Accelerate Movie Subtitles Machine Translation

6th July, Dublin, Ireland: Dublin-based (previously, a pioneer of Neural Machine Translation (NMT) technologies, has announced that it has released an AI solution that dramatically improves Machine Translation outcomes for Movie subtitles. The KantanAI solution is integrated into both of the KantanMT and KantanStream platforms and uses a combination of advanced sentence detection algorithms and customised Neural MT to generate superior machine translation outcomes.  The process requires less post-editing and accelerates translation velocity while improving quality.

“Using AI enhanced approaches, we correctly identify sentences within subtitle files and assemble them for Machine Translation. This approach has a dramatic impact on the quality of the Machine Translation outputs. We then slice up these translations and insert them back into the subtitle files, adjusting time-signatures as appropriate. Our customers experience higher quality MT outcomes and faster turn-around of subtitle projects.” said Tony O’Dowd, CEO and Chief Architect of KantanAI.

For more information on this technology and how it integrates into the KantanMT and KantanStream platforms, please contact Dominick Kelly, Director (

KantanAI has plans to develop further state-of-the-art products that will enhance traditional translation services with a particular focus on the demands of the global video games industry as well as the film industry.  The new product range will involve voice-to-text, text-to-voice, and voice-to-voice technologies.

About (formerly is a pioneer in neural machine translation solutions. It’s market leading platform, KantanMT, enables global organisation to customise, improve and deploy neural MT solutions at scale.  Their KantanStream platform enables modern enterprises to deliver digital content in native languages, with always-on, AI enhanced, crowd-sourced translation services. KantanStream combines the speed and cost-benefits of machine translation with the authenticity and precision that only a native speaker can deliver. is part of the Keywords Studios Group, the largest provider of global services to the video games and media & entertainment industries. It has offices in over 60 locations and delivers translation services in over 50+ languages. is based in the INVENT Building, DCU Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland.

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