If you don't have the time to learn a new language, you can typically depend on apps to help bridge a communication gap. For next level intra-language conversations in real-time, though, you might need some extra translation power.
Travis, a remote control-like gadget that's small enough to fit in your pocket, might be able to talk to almost anyone you encounter on your travels using AI. Its goal is to be able to communicate face-to-face with anyone at the touch of a button, since the device can auto-recognize speech to kick-start a conversation.
Travis' makers claim it can translate 80 languages in real time when it's online, ranging from Afrikaans to Welsh. The device can also access 20 more commonly spoken languages in offline mode, so travel in areas without clear network connection is less of a hassle. Read more...More about Language, International, Communication, Artificial Intelligence, and Translation