Advances in “Machine Interpretation”: Speech to Text and Back Again

I know this isn’t particular new news, but after reading a bunch of articles discussing how technology will “revolutionize the language industry” in 2013 I decided to share it. It’s about advances in a sort of Babel Fish or Universal Translator — in other words, a system for instantaneous, machine interpretation. Last fall, Microsoft presented its breakthrough in doing this kind of interpretation from English into Chinese.

Right now, the basic process for machine interpretation is this: Continue reading “Advances in “Machine Interpretation”: Speech to Text and Back Again”