A telephone that provides real-time speech translation from one human language to another.
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Speech-to-Speech Translation - CMU Robotics Institute
At the Interactive Systems Laboratories we are developing Spoken Language Translation Systems that translate spontaneously spoken utterance from one language into utterances (spoken or displayed) in another. Such systems are aiming to make human-to-human communication across language barriers easier.