Tag: Translation

Skype’s real-time translator makes us all instant multi linguists (allegedly)

This is an important announcement but not because ‘it makes translators superfluous’. Yes, it will replace simple translation services for simple conversations but until it can make sense out of a deep and complex conversation such as a UN meeting, it’ll be quite a while. Human services, as a result, ...

Microsoft’s Skype Translator will translate voice calls on the fly (via The Verge)

Microsoft’s Skype Translator will translate voice calls on the fly | The Verge. I have talked about this for the past 3 years, and now it’s a here: ‘deep neural networks’ technologies have finally tackled this challenge. Watch this video and imagine how this will change media and advertising going forward! ...

Behind I.B.M.’s Big Predictions – NYTimes.com (automated mobile language translation)

Imagine what this will do to education, marketing and content / media… Eta: 3-5 years. Behind I.B.M.'s Big Predictions – NYTimes.com – Powerful mobile devices, capable of precise language translation, will belong to 80 percent of the world’s population. While this is nearly intuitive, given the ever-lower cost of phones, the real ...

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