Whoa, There Are Now Ear Buds That Translate Foreign Languages
In real time, no less
Anyone who's ever tried to have a bilingual conversation with nothing more than a pocket phrase book probably wishes something like this existed.
Introducing Pilot, a set of earbuds (one per person) with a corresponding app that uses speech-recognition technology to translate in real time, so that two people who speak different languages can easily converse without any lag.
The device--which launches on Indiegogo May 25--will initially be released in the romance languages (English, Spanish, French and Italian) and additional ones (East Asian, Hindi, Semitic, Arabic, Slavic and African languages) will launch soon after.
Expect a lot of ear-pointing as you discuss snails with the Parisian waiter, but if it helps you understand that you're eating snails, well then...it's worth it.