An In-Ear Device That Translates Foreign Languages in Real Time Is Now a Thing

No more awkward interactions.
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We've all be in a situation where we are in another country and don't speak the local language, creating a barrier that can make for some pretty awkward interactions. However, the Pilot System promises to change all of that making the real time language translation that was once seen in science fiction a reality.

The company behind the system, Waverly Labs, have come up with a translation device that fits into your ear that's simple in appearance but backed by some seriously clever software that makes the device groundbreaking. Due to be on sale some time in September of this year the system promises to be capable of translating several foreign languages in real time including French, Spanish, Italian and English and should cost $129.

Hopefully the days of talking slowly and loudly in your native tongue whilst abroad in the hopes that someone will understand you will be a thing of the past. You can learn more here.

The gadget features two ear pieces that fit fairly discretely into your ears.

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Allowing the real-time translation of French, Spanish, Italian, and English.

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The pilot is due to be released in September 2016 and will sell for $129.

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Users will be able to select the languages they want to translate using their smartphone.

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Here you can watch the device in action.

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