“The Microsoft Translator live feature transforms your favorite device into your own personal universal translator where you can have real conversations with people across different languages. In this demo video, English, French, and German are spoken and translated into Italian speech and text. Microsoft Translator supports many more languages than just those three!”
As drones become more commonplace, the risk of physical harm from an unskilled pilot or out-of-control copter increase. Researchers at Virginia Tech are finding out how to make these machines safer, with help from a bunch of dummies, of course. Video by Brian Schildhorn and Zach Goldstein.
“What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more — all by themselves. Take a tour of the Augmented Age with futurist Maurice Conti and preview a time when robots and humans will work side-by-side to accomplish things neither could do alone.”