WIRED: How Skype Used AI to Build Its Amazing New Language Translator

Re-posted from an article that recently appeared on

“… a new Microsoft technology that seems borrowed from the world of Star Trek

“… a Skype add-on that listens to the English words you speak into Microsoft’s internet phone-calling software and translates them into Spanish, or vice versa.”

“… an amazing technology, and it’s based on work that’s been going on quietly inside Microsoft’s research and development labs for more than a decade.”

Read the original WIRED magazine post here.

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