Monday, 10 June 2013

Universal Translators

The Brits and protagonists of the English Language, on the whole are pretty lazy so a Uni-trans would be right up our street

technology that is pretty much available as it stands now. With speech recognition software already widely available and translation software getting better and better, it’s only a matter of time.

European researchers are working on one for nearby countries, and global versions will undoubtedly follow.

“Universal” may be a misnomer, but theoretically any language we encounter in future could easily be added once it is understood.

In sci-fi, it’s used to explain why aliens all speak English, but in reality it could allow effortless worldwide communication.

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