Google’s Translatotron tries to make phone translation a bit less awkward

By using speech-to-speech translation it skips the step of transcribing the source into text and can speed up translation. From exchanging ideas to trading goods and more, language is at the center of everything we do. The ability to communicate with each other all over the world has been paramount to building our society. The problem is, we don’t all speak the same language, and that’s where translators have made themselves invaluable over the years. Translatotron is able to translate using speech-to-speech while retaining aspects of the original speaker’s voice. Translatotron is also able to mimic the speaker’s voice and cadence making the results sound more human and less robotic. With each new generation, translators are becoming smarter and faster, and Google has just made a new stride in the field with something it calls Translatotron. What you need to know

Translatotron is Google’s new speech-to-speech translation model. Currently, when translating the model that is used r…