Speech Recognition Breakthrough for the Spoken, Translated Word
No doubt voice communication is the most important mean of human communications. It is however fragmented by languages. Real time translation will allow all people communicating with each other. That would be so cool!
On real life application, users are increasingly speak into the voice recognition service on their mobile phone. If the real time translation is working well, impact on our travelling life or business negotiation will change complete. Micrsoft is announcing new features to its translation engine. The update is available for both Windows Phone and the desktop. (read article).
Here is a TED video on youtube which I believe is properly the base of Microsoft's real time translation service.