Google Joins Microsoft In The Race To Create Real-Time Translation Program
In December, 2014, Microsoft announced its real-time Skype translation program. The launch event featured Microsoft involving school kids from Mexico City and Tacoma, Washington in a Spanish-English test program. Meaning users can now speak Spanish to Skype, and the program will translate their spoken words into English to their counterparts on the other end.
That has prompted Google to scale up its Translation app. Google, which has always been very active in the translation space, wants to ensure Microsoft doesn’t take away the limelight it enjoys in the translation space. The giant search …read more