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China's Baidu challenges Google with A.I. that translates languages in real-time

Saturday, November 3, 2018  
Posted by: Dana Walker

nternet giant Baidu unveiled an artificial intelligence-powered tool on Wednesday that can

 

translate English into Chinese and German in real time, in move to challenge a rival product from Google.

So far, many translation services online allow users to say or write a sentence, but there is a lag before it proceeds to serve up a translation. In contrast, Baidu's so-called simultaneous translation tool allows sentences to be translated almost instantly — much like a digital version of what interpreters do.

The product is a breakthrough for Baidu which has been investing heavily in AI for the past few years, hoping to build the future of its business on the technology.

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