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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

This is just too cool!

Has the Star Trek Universal Translator arrived? Kristin Precoda, a speech translation researcher at SRI International demos a new translation system. Originally designed for the military to mediate a conversation between English and Iraqi Arabic, the translator is being developed for civilian use in the fields of medicine and general conversation.

3 comments:

Lena said...

That is really cool! I could really use something like that at my work.

CTuna's Cavern said...

So when will we be able to be beamed up Scotty?

Kersten said...

I agree with Lena, the WVC/ Taylorsville accent is difficult to understand...