Microsoft 365 Copilot expands support for Indian regional languages

Microsoft has added support for new regional languages ​​in India to its artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot Copilot for Microsoft 365. The tech giant has added several new Indian languages ​​to the AI ​​model to understand questions accurately and generate responses in these languages. . According to the company, support for more languages ​​was added to make the AI ​​tool more accessible to users whose primary language is not English. Notably, Microsoft has also added Copilot to its Telegram instant messaging app and its Microsoft Launcher app for Android.

Microsoft now supports these Indian regional languages

The company announced support for more languages ​​in a press release on Wednesday. Microsoft 365 Copilot will now support Indian regional languages ​​like Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu. The company has not revealed the full list of languages ​​supported by the AI ​​chatbot. The updated languages ​​haven't been added there either support page.

According to the press release, the company is expanding Copilot support for regional languages ​​not only in India but also in other countries around the world. Before this update, Copilot supported 27 languages ​​out of the box, and no Indian regional languages ​​were included.

According to Microsoft, the improved support will not only allow users to communicate with the chatbot in their native language, but also get responses in the same language. The company emphasizes that this feature will benefit students, small businesses, and native speakers who have been unable to use generative AI due to language barriers.

“By integrating regional languages, we make technology more inclusive and accessible. Our goal is to ensure that everyone, regardless of language, can benefit from advancements in AI,” said Pavan Kumar Verma, Corporate Regional Head – MWP, Embee Software Program. The Embee Software program is one of the leading Microsoft LSP partners in India.

Separately, Microsoft is also extending Copilot to a variety of applications, adding its capabilities in in-app environments. On Tuesday, the tech giant released Copilot for Telegram in beta for all users. This chatbot is free and can be used in messaging apps, although there is a daily message limit of 30 rounds. Copilot is now also available in the Microsoft Launcher app for Android.

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