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Japan e-book distributor Media Do to build 'AI translator'

Company hopes to win overseas readers as its home market shrinks

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With Japan's book market shrinking, Media Do hopes to open up a broader market digitally and internationally by AI.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese electronic book distributor Media Do will develop an artificial intelligence-based automatic translation system to make its e-books available for English-speaking readers.

The company hopes to reach a broader market and promote digitization at a time when Japan's book market is shrinking.

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