Watch The New Skype Real-time Translation Demo From WPC 2014

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At the Recode Code Conference in Palos Verdes, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella demonstrated a breakthrough technology called Skype Translator. Skype chief Gurdeep Singh Pall was speaking German, while Skype provided real-time translation of the German into English and vice versa. Skype Translator results from decades of work by the industry, years of work by our researchers, and now is being developed jointly by the Skype and Microsoft Translator teams. The demo showed near real-time audio translation from English to German and vice versa, combining Skype voice and IM technologies with Microsoft Translator, and neural network-based speech recognition.

Today at WPC, Microsoft demonstrated this Skype translator functionality to thousands of its partners. As usual, it was impressive. Watch the video demo and the Skype demo starts at 1 hour 50 minute mark.

Watch the old demo videos below.

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  • ne0cr0n

    the demo starts at 2:15 not 1:50

  • DarthTigris

    “No Windows Phone compatible stream available.”

    *sigh*