Machine Translation: from science fiction to reality

May 19, 2016 3:21 pm

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A few days ago we wrote about the Babel Fish, a sci-fi creature that – inserted in your ear – allows you to understand any language.

Not so many days later, the Daily Mail published a very interesting article about a new tech gadget, called Pilot, that will allow – through speech recognition and machine translation – two people speaking different languages to talk and understand each other.

The article also takes stock of machine translation’s current situation: what could only seem science fiction a few years ago is now becoming a tangible reality, and new amazing progress awaits us in the next few years.

Discover more reading the article here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3592753/Don-t-panic-250-Babelfish-like-gadget-fits-inside-ear-translate-foreign-languages-real-time.html

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