Megahonyaku (Megaphone Translation) is an electronic megaphone that automatically translates words into multiple languages. The device, created by Panasonic, will recognize the voice, analyze the sentence structure, and then translate the message into 3 languages. Watch the video below to get an idea of how the device works.
Logbar Ili is a new wearable translation device that translates your words instantly in a touch of a button. The device pulls from a database of words and phrases for its translations and can currently translate 10,000 words in English, Japanese, and Chinese. The company promises that it will eventually be able to translate French, Thai, Korean, Spanish, Italian… Continue reading ili: Wearable Instant Translator
Alberto Lucas López created a fascinating infographic that breaks down the world’s most common languages and the countries in which they are spoken. The infographic represents the 4.1 billion people around the world who speak one of the 23 most-spoken languages as their native tongue. Click here for a larger image.
A talented young Kuwaiti guy with a impressive skills who can speak English with different accents from various nationalities from around the world. In the video below, he role-played Asians and Arabs speaking English with very distinct character and accents.
YouTube user PJamBarker created an awesome video using google maps for the audio version of the “tour of the accents of the British Isles” by Andrew Jack based on a BBC Radio 4 feature. Andrew Jack is a leading dialect coach in Britain and the USA, with the advantage of both teaching and performing backgrounds. Jack has provided… Continue reading A Tour of the British Isles in Accents
Nineteen-year-old Sarah from Finland has a remarkable skill in imitating different languages. Her caricatures are so good that to anyone who doesn’t know the language she could almost pass as a fluent speaker. Although she is speaking total gibberish, her British and American accent is pretty good, while her arabic (which is a very difficult language to imitate)… Continue reading Girl Speaks Gibberish With Perfect Accents