Thursday, May 26, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung To Expand Its Quantum-dort Expertise Sensors, Batteries And New TVs
Lenovo Reports Full-year loss On Low PC And Motorola Phones
TSMC to Boost R&D Spending To Accelerate Chip Development
Sony Playstation 4 Sales Surpass 40 Million Units
SEC is Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
HP Announces Omen Portfolio Of Gaming PCs
New Toshiba 8TB X300 Hard Disk Drive Released
Microsoft Says Users Can Still Deny Windows 10 Upgrade
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, July 29, 2013
Google Real-time Speech Translation service in The Works


Google has been developing prototype real-time speech translation systems that perform with "close to 100% accuracy" in laboratory conditions.

Google Translate, the web and mobile tool for converting text from one language to another, is already indispensable for most business travelers, expats and holidaymakers. Being able to type in a foreign text and get an immediate translation has saved countless people from accidentally ordering horse in a French restaurant or from using the wrong public toilets. However it's only as effective as the user's keyboard skills and when it comes to symbol- rather than character-based languages, unless the translation in question is for a website and copy and paste is possible, well, you're on your own.

In order to make the Google Translate web and mobile tool easier to iuse, Google has added a 'free-hand' feature, which lets users move a finger on the screen or a mouse on the desktop in an attempt to 'draw' the characters in question, instead of typing letters. The next step, according to Google, is to remove the keyboard altogether. The company is developing a real-time translation tool that can do for voice what its current systems can do for text. In an interview with The Times, Android product management vice president Hugo Barra said that the current prototypes are achieving "close to 100% accuracy," and that with some language pairings, the results are "near perfect," meaning that in laboratory conditions at least, two people speaking two completely different languages can communicate via the system.

Google has given no indication as to when a finished product will become a reality.


Previous
Next
NVIDIA Buys Portland Group        All News        sTec Announces The Micro SAS SSDs
Panasonic Starts Mass Production of ReRAM Mounted Microcomputers     General Computing News      Amazon Creates More Than 5,000 New Full-Time Jobs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google To Open Self-driving Car Engineering center in Michigan
Google Enhances Ads For Mobile Devices
Google's Paris Offices Raided
I/O: The next evolution of Google
Google Spaces Website Goes Live
The European Union Set To Fine Google 3 billion Fine: report
Google Announced iPhone Keyboard; Plans to Map the Interior World in 3-D With Project Tango
Russian Watchdog Cancels Google Fine
Google, Fiat Chrysler To Work Together On Self-driving Vehicles
Google's Pichai Sees the End of Computers
AT&T To Take On Google Fiber With Super-Fast Broadband Services
Microsoft, Google Drop Complaints Against Each Other

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .