‘Users simply download the Baidu translation app, scan a QR code for the specific conference they’re attending, and the translations will be streamed directly to their device.

China tech giant Baidu has developed business-grade translation for real-time use on personal devices. Silicon Angle reports the service is intended for situations where human translation is unavailable.

Translations are presented in both audio and text.

Silicon Angle says the speed of translation — sufficient to make it flow more naturally — comes from machine learning anticipating the next words in any exchange.


Baidu announces simultaneous translation service for business users | SiliconANGLE | August 16, 2019 | by Mike Wheatley