Google Babel project is a real-time translation service

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http://www.talkandroid.com – Remember when Google Hangouts was named Babel? It turns out, Babel is actually something completely different now – a Google based universal language translation service of sorts. Android VP Hugo Barra spoke to The UK Times, explaining that Google is trying to create a translator that works so that when you speak into your phone’s microphone in one language, it can automatically translate into another language to the person on the other end of a coll. It’s genius, complicated, and like something you see in the movies. Barra says that the project is still in its early stages, (IT news)