Nowadays, the accuracy of Google translation has been greatly improved compared with the past, which makes it more practical. Google has added real-time translation function in its mobile phone application with image recognition technology. Now Google also hopes that its AI assistant, Google Assistant, will be able to cope with more scenarios.
Intelligent speakers such as Interpreter Mode, Google Home and so on will be able to become new translation media, which will translate real-time conversations between two people in the same space using different languages.
A paragraph published from The VergeDemo videoAt present, the actual performance of this function is not satisfactory. Fortunately, some devices are equipped with a display screen, and the translated content will be displayed on the screen. Users can also make clear what the other party is saying according to the context. That is to say, daily conversations like simple inquiries and room reservations are better handled, but for business communications, meetings and other scenarios, using Google Home may still affect efficiency.
Reported that the translation function will be tested on a small scale in some hotels, initially it will support 27 languages, and currently only be used on Google Home Hub, Google Home speakers and third-party Google Assistant display devices.
In fact, Amazon also intends to add real-time translation capabilities to its Alexa intelligent assistant, which was at the time.reportAmazon hopes to achieve real-time translation through a variety of devices, Amazon said.