The Bing Translator Competitor, SpeechTrans, Demos at HP Discover

The demo is impressive and the technology has definite value, helping shrink geographical barriers.

Rod Trent

June 16, 2014

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The Bing Translator Competitor, SpeechTrans, Demos at HP Discover

Following up on an earlier article where I talked about SpeechTrans making waves over Microsoft's May 27th announcement at the Re/code conference about Skype's upcoming language translator service, SpeechTrans has now provided their own HP Discovery demo.

The, almost 4 minute, demo is pretty impressive, showing how SpeechTrans Translator doesn’t just work over IP networks, but also works with standard phones to allow diverse languages to communicate.

What's most interesting about SpeechTrans' technology is that the company is not just developing for voice communications, but also intent on delivering the patent pending technology as a real-time controller for Smart Homes. This will allow applications to be developed in any language and then SpeechTrans' technology can be utilized to convert commands into the local language.

HP is already piloting the SpeechOne API to be used in the company's HP MyRoom virtual meeting solution.

Here's the demo:

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