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In-Ear Device Translates Foreign Languages In Real Time!
Most of us have found ourselves in the awkward situation of trying
to communicate in a foreign language. Sometimes it's funny. Sometimes it's
embarrassing. And sometimes it's downright disastrous. But thanks to a new
translation device that easily fits into your ear, the days of struggling to
speak the local lingo might soon be a thing of the past. The device is called
The Pilot system and Waverly Labs is the company behind this brilliantly simple
yet potentially groundbreaking idea.
The gadget comprises two earpieces that easily fit into your ears.
It will allow real-time in-ear translations in French, Spanish, Italian, and English.
"The Pilot" will hit the shelves and retail for $129.
The device is said to translate speech like the Babelfish
in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
The creator of this says he came up with the idea when he met a French girl.
Mattel has re-invented its "ThingMaker" as a 3-D printer for toys.
Mattel's new ThingMaker is like having a toy factory in your home.
Using an app, children (and Adults) can create and customize jewelry
or a figurine they want to print before sending the design to their
ThingMaker, which will 3-D print the item.
Sphero has created an app-enabled BB-8.
You can now have your own BB-8 droid -- complete with an adaptive
personality that will change the more you play with it.
Sphero's take on the loyal Astromech Droid, which made its film debut
in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," allows users to guide BB-8 using a smartphone
or tablet. The droid will also respond to voice commands and even show a range of
Barbie's new Dreamhouse is a connected home that responds to voice commands.
Even Barbie now has a connected home. Mattel's new Barbie Dreamhouse is Wi-Fi
connected and responds to voice commands. Children can say, "OK Dreamhouse,
it's time to get ready for school," which will turn on the lights and the
shower. "Party mode" will turn Barbie's home into a flashy, high-tech palace
perfect for entertaining. The new Dreamhouse uses voice recognition technology
from Toy Talk, the company that worked with Mattel on its Hello Barbie doll.
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