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Skype to translate from Spanish to English as you speak

Skype set to release translation service.
Skype set to release new translation service. Image by Sam Azgor / CC BY 2.0

Skype is set to release a new service that will translate into another language as you speak. Skype Translator will initially translate from Spanish to English and vice versa, creating an on-screen transcript as well as a spoken translation during the conversation. The company hopes to make the technology available to users within eight months with other languages planned for the future. Read more; elpais.com