Voice translation devices have been around the movie industry for several years now. Even in futuristic novels they first appeared several decades ago. It then makes sense when some analysts then say that the media industry inspires real world events. There are several examples of latest tech that was inspired by movies and other fictional material.
From Fantasy To Reality
The number of innovations that have been born out of fantasy is large. Others like cryogenic preservation are yet to be completely perfected. There are some elements from fictional material that are a longer way off. Such gadgets include flying cars. Then there are those things that even in this age of rapid technological advancements seem like they will never see the light of day. These include things like bending the time-space continuum.
Fantasy Becoming A Reality
Voice translation devices are gadgets that will translate what you are saying. The output can either be in the form sound or text. This technology is currently being fine-tuned in Japan in preparation for the 2020 Olympics. These Olympics are billed to be the most technologically advanced games ever. The Prime Minister of Japan made the promise at the recently ended Olympics in Rio.
The voice translation technology is not a long way from coming. It is riding on tech that already exists. This tech includes voice-to-text, text-to-speech and text translation software for everyone including celebrities. The tech will be developed on the back of these advancements.
Benefits Of Voice Translation Devices
Voice translation is one technology that is needed in the world. This is because the world has become a global village. People can now travel from one continent to another in only a matter of hours. The language completely changed. And the ease of doing business internationally is greatly improving. This means that your next biggest opportunity might be in a place where the language will pose a significant threat.
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Google has launched its first pair of wireless headphones featuring real-time language translation from Google Translate.
The headphones, called Google Pixel Buds, connect to an Android or Google Pixel smartphone, connecting to the voice-controlled Google Assistant to make phone calls, play music or even understand other languages.
Google revealed the Pixel Buds alongside a host of new hardware at an event in San Francisco, including two new smartphones, a laptop and upgrades to its smart Google Home speakers.
The translation software allows users to both listen to and speak in foreign languages using their smartphone. For listening services, holding down the earbud will translate another language into the user’s chosen language.
They can also use the Google Assistant to speak other languages using the Google Translate app. By pressing the earbud and saying “let me speak Italian”, users will be able to talk in English and their smartphone speakers will automatically translate into Italian.
According to web hosting, the Google Assistant and Earbuds will initially support 40 languages and starts at about R3,000 with a release date on November 22.