Currently serving more than 70 million daily active users, Roblox As of September 2006 – nearly 18 years ago – it’s still going strong. The development team is now going one step further to increase the massive community of the platform by providing real-time AI chat translation to connect players from all over the world. According to According to CTO Daniel Sturman, his team had to create its own “single, transformer-based translation LLM (large language model)” to seamlessly handle all 16 supported languages. Robloxas well as to recognize Roblox-special slang and abbreviations (this writer just learned that “obby” refers to an obstacle course in the game).
As a result, the chat window always displays the chat in the user’s native language — almost real-time, with a small delay of about 100 milliseconds. You can also click on the translation icon to the left of each line to see it in its original language. Sturman claims that thanks to the language model’s efficient architecture and iterative training, it “outperforms commercial translation APIs. Roblox Content.” The development team will then provide a feedback tool to help improve translation quality, in addition to continuous updates with any new phrases it chooses on the platform.
Roblox translation efforts do not end there. Sturman adds that his team is already trying to automatically translate “images, textures, text over 3D models” and more. whom Roblox supports voice chat, the developer is also teasing the possibility of automatic voice chat translations, so players from all over the world can talk to each other on the platform in their own languages without any problems. Considering that Samsung already offers a similar feature Galaxy A.Iit probably won’t be long before you hear another update from us Roblox for this purpose.