Microsoft has launched a beta version of Skype Translator – a service that translates into real-time speech from English to Spanish and vice versa.
The popular messenger Skype from Microsoft now has an “almost instantaneous” translation of speech from one language to another during a call, according to The Verge. In a special test version of the program so far officially supports two languages - Spanish and English, other languages will be added later.
Skype Translator Preview works only on Windows 8.1 and the preview version of Windows 10. After a person on one end of the line says a phrase, the program first decodes it and converts the text and then translated into other languages, and voiced by the other party.
Microsoft is positioning Skype Translator as an educational service and has already managed to test new features in the classes of Mexican and American schools.
In addition, the program is now available basic instant messages (such as “hello”, “what’s your name?” And so on.) By more than 40 languages.
In order to test the new features free Skype, you must apply for a special page on the website of the program.
Skype Translator has launched a feature simultaneous interpretation
Messenger Skype has launched a test version of the “almost instantaneous” translation of speech from one language to another during a call – Skype Translator Preview. This was on Monday, December 15, the reports The Verge.
According to the publication, a test version of the program supports only English and Spanish, while others appear later in the program. Also on the program is available to archive instant “basic” messages more than 40 languages.
The software runs on Windows 8.1 and the preview version of Windows 10. After one of the interviewees said something she decrypts it in the form of text, and then translated into other languages, and voiced by the second party.
Microsoft is positioning this program as an educational service. It already tested in some schools in the US and Mexico.
You can test the program free of charge. To do this, you need to register and apply online Skype Translator.