Amazon Translate

Overview of Amazon Translate and pricing

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, affordable, and customizable language translation. It has the following features

  • Broad Language Coverage
  • Neural Network-Based
  • Customized Machine Translation
  • Named Entity Translation Customization
  • Language Identification
  • Batch and Real-Time Translations
  • Secure Machine Translation

Use Cases

Amazon Translate is predominantly utilized for Real Time Translation applications and has the following use cases

  • Language Localization
  • Text Analytics
  • Communication

Amazon Translate Pricing

With Amazon Translate, you pay-as-you-go based on the number of characters of text that you processed.  Amazon Translate is priced at $15 per million characters.

For example, if an news website publishes in multiple languages, following is sample calculator utilizing Amazon Translate

Process 5 million characters every day – 5x $15 = $75 Per day

If you need to process the above data in short period of time, you can utilize active translation feature of Amazon Translate. Its charged at $60 per million characters. In the above scenario, it will be charged at 5 x $60 = $300 per day

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