New technologies offer a solution for people who do not have ready access to linguistic databases. Last year, three start-ups introduced products that translates spoken sentences directly. Consumers and business travelers can thus communicate with other citizens of the world without having to speak a different language. There is great interest in the products, but there are also pitfalls.
ELSPEET, THE NETHERLANDS, AUGUST 10th 2017 – Pieter Beens, freelance translator and owner of Dutch translation company Vertaalt.nu, introduces xl8 review. This new review project focuses on products that will bring health and productivity improvements for translators. The project initially starts with a monthly review, but inventors and manufacturers are already eager to participate.