Microsoft is shaping the way into the future with Skype Translator. Latest technology is currently being tried and tested and looking to be released as a standard additional Skype option very soon.
How does it work? Simply speak in your ‘language’ and Skype translate will receive and translate conversation in voice form to your receiving caller in your selected alternative language.
Capable of over 40 languages.
Complimented with an on-screen transcript.
You can view the official video demonstration as above. You will see it is almost a real time translation. This technology will be a great move forward into the future and will enable and open up a whole new world to business opportunities, international relations and international Looooovvve!
Several additional videos of Skype translator providing further information around the technology
Microsoft are taking sign-ups for test drivers at the moment so be in quick if you want to give it a try before it is released. Spaces are limited http://www.microsoft.com/translator/skype.aspx
The world is buzzing about this one. Bloggers, web-sites and technology spots are very excited to announce this technology. Time will tell how efficient it will be. We have signed up for the trail/test version here at Gadgets High Tech so watch this space. We will update you once we have had a play!
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