‘Star Trek’ style translators step closer to reality at gadget show

 

LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Once confined to the realms of science fiction, near real-time translation devices that whisper discretely into your ear during a conversation are finally coming of age thanks to leaps in AI and cloud computing. An array of companies at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) are promoting increasingly sophisticated devices that allow people speaking different languages to converse with the help of handheld devices or wireless earpieces. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin