Tag: Translator

  • Tokyo’s Narita International Airport to test megaphone translators

    Tokyo’s Narita International Airport to test megaphone translators

    Japan surely receives a large number of international travelers and communication is often a barrier. While many Japanese do manage to communicate with the confused bunches of tourists and international business travelers in English, it isn’t everyone’s cup of tea to understand the announcements at public locations such as airports. Citing this challenge, Japan’s Narita…

  • KISS bassist Gene Simmons unveils translation-aiding Orstbo.com

    KISS bassist Gene Simmons unveils translation-aiding Orstbo.com

    Israeli-American rock bassist, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and actor from the legendary band KISS has been known for his seriously long tongue and his business skills. Now, the man who has led KISS to license roughly about 3,000 items in all has entered the world of technology with Orstbo.com, a pioneering technology that helps make the world…

  • Sign language translator helps disabled folk

    Sign language translator helps disabled folk

    Hearing and speech impairment is quite a hurdle among those seeking to build entertainment or communication systems that are universal in nature. Finally, we have hope for those with these disabilities. NHK Science and Technology labs from Japan has managed to craft a unique sign language translator that will offer sign language cues along with…

  • Tablet concept makes us want to learn Chinese

    Tablet concept makes us want to learn Chinese

    It’s almost a habit to take a dig at just about every tablet that releases on such a regular basis these days. This cool Chinese tablet may be something most of us wouldn’t be able to use, that’s not if we know how to use it. The tablet is a portable instructional system that will…

  • Jibbigo Voice Translators now for Android as well

    Jibbigo Voice Translators now for Android as well

    For all those envious Android folk, who lusted for something that could make communication easier, there’s hope in town. Android devices have been blessed with the Jibbigo Translator service that was earlier believed to be an iPhone-only App. It is a voice translator App that holds the accolade of ‘world’s only voice translation app’. It…

  • Finally, a baby translator

    Finally, a baby translator

    We’ve seen how kids have their coded language kept as a deep and dark secret in shows like the Rugrats. However, in case of unanimated, real babies, it isn’t all that easy. Their cries are misinterpreted into an array of suppositions, that often leaves parents wondering what to do next. Japanese scientists have managed to…

  • Tele Scouter: Wearable text translator by NEC

    Tele Scouter: Wearable text translator by NEC

    NEC have developed a one-of-a-kind wearable translator. Though the device is still in its primitive, prototype days, it surely impresses us immensely with its real-time language translation capability. The optical device has to be worn over the eye and can project translated text directly on the retina. It’s called the Tele Scouter. Though it leaves…

  • AHKY the wrist worn translation device

    AHKY the wrist worn translation device

    AHKY is Arabic for ‘speak’ plus it’s a translation device developed by Iraqi-born Amin Ismail (student of University of Derby), which can be worn on the wrist. Language has always been a barrier when one travels abroad; getting translators to communicate is not always easy, especially if you belong to the Military. AHKY will soon…