Real-time translation tech moves us closer to ‘language transparent’ society

  • TECH
  • Monday, 28 May 2018

A foreign-language menu hangs on the wall as an attendee demonstrates the live language translation capability of the Galaxy S9 smartphone during a Samsung Electronics Co. 'Unpacked' launch event in London, U.K., on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The South Korea-based technology giant is banking on new features such as augmented reality-based emojis, camera upgrades, and stereo speakers in a form-factor similar to last year's model in order to take on Apple Inc.'s iPhone X. Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Language isn't the barrier it used to be. 

Connect Google's newest headphones to a Google Pixel smartphone and the Google Assistant will translate conversations in more than 40 languages almost instantly. 

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