Microsoft Research is demoing some of the coolest technologies at TechFest 2010 . One of them is the Translating Telephone, which does the live speech-to-text and speech-to-speech translation of telephone calls.
“Soon the language barrier will no longer be an issue. This piece of technology allows two users, speaking different languages, to communicate instantly. The speakers audio is turned into text, then that text is translated into another language and spoken aloud to the other party in the conversation. This could truly change the world.”
Check out the demo video -
Check the demo video at TechFest 2010: The Translating Telephone
Check another demo of the same at The Translating! Telephone