Google Launches Assistant Interpreter Mode

Available today on iOS and Android, Interpreter Mode translates conversations in real time through a process similar to Google’s preexisting Translate page. According to the company, the feature can be prompted by saying phrases like, “Hey Google, help me speak Thai” or “Hey Google, be my German translator.” Simply recite a phrase and an automated process will translate it and play it back in the …

Sound by Human

A multi-functional, futuristic device for audio, biometrics, spoken translation and more

At first glance, Sound by Human is unlike any listening device on the market. Seeking to reinvent both headphones and earphones, they felt the ideal form factor was in between the two; their on-ear design is a bit unconventional, as is the range of things it offers. Futuristic, minimal, logical and admittedly a bit curious. The brainchild of co-founders Ben Willis and Joe Dieter, Sound …

An Earpiece to Translate Foreign Languages in Real-Time

Since learning an entirely new language every time you travel is a bit absurd, there will always be boundaries when trying to communicate in foreign nations. Enter the Pilot earpiece by Waverly Labs: an in-ear, real-time translator that will allow users to seamlessly converse with each other even if they’re speaking two different languages—similar to what Skype’s in-call translator feature can do. The device is …