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Skype Previews Skype Translator Real Time Translation Program


On December 15, 2014 Skype, a division of Microsoft, announced the first phase of the Skype Translator preview program. In the first phase the program was available only for English and Spanish. The result of 15 years of work at Microsoft Research in deep learning, transfer learning, speech recognition, machine translation, and speech synthesis, Microsoft demonstrated this technology at the Code Conference, and posted videos of the demonstration on its blog on May 27, 2014: 

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