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Real-time translation devices step closer to reality at gadget show

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By Julie CHARPENTRAT

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"We realized that, thinking about the 2020 Olympics, many Japanese only speak Japanese," said Sourcenext spokesman Richard Gallagher.

What a tragic waste of time occurs in Japan with so many wasted hours of ineffectual learning due to useless teaching methods......

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If smart phone can do this, it is much better. I always don't wanna take/bring both iphone and pocketalk anywhere I may need.

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I've tried it at Bicamera it's basically Google Translate voice software theyre using in it and you know how bad Google translate is..

Gogle translate is free, why would anyone want to buy this..

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What a tragic waste of time occurs in Japan with so many wasted hours of ineffectual learning due to useless teaching methods......

Don't know about you, but I use my own methods and get great results.

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Or you could use Esperanto, specifically designed to be easy to learn (

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Or you could use Esperanto, specifically designed to be easy to learn (100 hours versus +2000 of a native language) has a unified grammar without exceptions, and whose purpose is a utility language. Anything easier and it's that icon t-shirt you can point to.

Esperanto doesn't represent any one country, and has speakers in every place. Still plenty of time to learn. And after the Olympics you don't need to keep it up. It's suitable for the communication gap and time requirements

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What a load of Rubbish... okay let's take a look at a popular fun video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5p8wTOr8AbU

And change the Google Settings, to translate for us.... The translation is Total Garbage. ... that's the state of Machine Translation today folks.

Now that all said, the original uploaders take on what was said, with their own subtitles, is pretty good if you want a Laugh.

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Now, as to a proper Realtime Translation system... nothing will ever... beat this:

https://youtu.be/iuumnjJWFO4?t=128

We need this!

Thanks Doug. for your insight to the future!

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