New Google Pixel Earbuds offer real-time translation of 40 languages

Google on Wednesday (Oct 4) introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages.

A demonstration given as Google unveiled a host of new products infused with its digital “Assistant” smarts got people playfully referring to Pixel Buds as an internet-Age version of alien “Babel Fish” depicted in the famed science fiction work “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.”

In the literature, inserting a Babel Fish in an ear enabled a person to understand anything spoken in any language.

Pixel Buds, synched to freshly-introduced second-generation Pixel smartphones, promised real-time translations of conversations involving any of 40 languages.

 

Source: New Google Pixel earbuds offer real-time translation of 40 languages – Channel NewsAsia