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Afghan Language Translation Devices for U.S. Army

Afghan Language Translation Devices for U.S. Army

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed an innovative translation system for the U.S. Army, to be used in Afghanistan. Since many American soldiers don’t know the Afghan language, the new development could provide them an ...

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The New ‘Chatter Box’

Psychologists at The University of Manchester, working together with a team from the University’s School of Computer Science, have developed a powerful super computer to mimic the part of the brain that controls speech and language functions to better understand ...

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Understanding Dogs’ Barks

Researchers from Eotvos Lorand University in Hungary have published a new study suggesting a primitive communication system may unite virtually all mammals. The theory could help explain why previous research has shown that many mammals, including humans, understand the vocalizations ...

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Fuji Xerox’s Copy-and-Translate Machine

Fuji Xerox’s Copy-and-Translate Machine

The joint venture partnership Fuji Xerox has introduced a prototype copier machine that can translate scanned Japanese text documents into Chinese, Korean and English. The machine, currently on display only in Japan, can perform the translation between the supported languages ...

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