Translation

Technology Baidu's Pocket-Sized Device Can Translate Speech In Real Time

The Chinese search engine is developing a universal translator that uses its deep-learning neural networks to translate spoken languages instantly

How Startups Are Creating Tools To Inspire Action And Activism

Developers and creators are building chatbots and other non-traditional programs to advance societal change

Technology Non-Profit Service Connects Volunteer Translators To Refugees

Tarjimly is streamlining the often time-consuming process of finding translators, while providing a valuable service for free

Advertising KLM Installs Seats That Translate Languages In Real-Time Conversation

Dutch airline KLM used Google Cloud Speech to help people traveling through an airport communicate with each other in their own languages

Design Google's In-Ear Headphones Can Translate Between 40 Languages In Real Time

Google's new earphones offer hands-free operation with a smart assistant that follows commands and answers questions

Interview How Instagram Is Being Used As A Language Learning Tool

Several Instagram accounts dedicated to teaching language have developed a passionate following

Health Solar-Powered MP3 Player Educates Women At Risk

Uridu is a non-profit using a small, durable audio device to answer questions about health, work and violence against women

Fashion & Apparel Wearable Instantly Translates Speech For Travelers

The wearable from a company called Logbar is able to translate up to 50,000 words and phrases without WiFi or mobile data

Consumer Goods Wireless Earbuds Respond To Touch Commands

Bragi's The Dash earphones have a new innovative feature that allows users to control the device by tapping their face

Innovation Voice Recognition Software Translates Words from Those With Speech Disorders

Philips partners with VoiceItt to produce software that can help people with speech disorders interact using only their voices

Innovation Microsoft Accepting Testers for Skype Translator

The company's real-time beta service running on Windows 8.1 could make the world more openly connected

Gaming & Play Learn A New Language By Browsing The Web

New app and web extension Lingua.ly translates and saves foreign words as you read.

Design Rings Turn Sign Language Into Spoken Word To Help The Deaf Communicate

Winner of the Red Dot design award this year, the Sign Language Ring can detect and translate gestures.

Work Hand-Held Device Links Paramedics With Live Translators

ELSA is a portable device that aims to eliminate miscommunication by instantly connecting users with skilled interpretors.