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meet the pilot: smart earpiece language translator

meet the pilot: smart earpiece language translator

meet the pilot: smart earpiece language translator 1000 665 digital devotee


Waverlylabs’ Pilot is an in-ear language translator Indiegogo project (USD3M so far) due to ship May 2017.


Wearable technology using speech recognition, machine translation, and voice synthesis.  Your voice is passed through the smartphone app which simultaneously translated.  It works offline too.  It’s manufactured nearby in Shenzhen.


Babblefish.  It’s coming!  Mine is already ordered.  The first version will have problems.  It won’t be as accurate as they hope.  But it’s on its way and that’s what matters.  We’re already seeing this with Skype’s machine translation and, though the results can be pretty funny, you can feel the benefits of easing global communications.



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Taura Edgar

I am a digital marketing professional based in Hong Kong since 1998. My experience spans digital marketing, social media, branding, PR, advertising, customer service, loyalty, and media. I have developed and led digital teams to grow brands and I have a keen interest in brand communications, digital strategy, customer service for social media and how those can work together with CRM to enhance customer experience / retention. I value long-term vision of enriching customer experience to extend loyalty above short-term fixes.

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