posted on Mar, 22 2006 @ 11:20 AM
Well, here we go.
As in the Star Trek series, here is the first developement of what is going to be awesome. Imagine being able to go to a foriegn country and being
able to speak the language.
Alex Waibel, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and Germany's University of Karlsruhe, plans to demonstrate a host of
software and hardware on Thursday at CMU's Pittsburgh campus. The technology could make it far easier for people who speak different languages to
understand each other.
One application, informally called Lecture Translation, translates a speech from one language into another on the fly and without restrictions.
Current translation technologies typically circumscribe speakers to certain topics or a limited vocabulary and require them to train on the
Roddenberry was way ahead of his time.