10 New Technologies IBM Is Cooking in Its Innovation Labs - Real-Time Translation Service
International companies are bound to have communication barriers among team workers spread across different countries. Enter RTTS, or Real-Time Translation Service, which offers speech-to-text and speech-to-speech translation. Type a SameTime instant message in English, and your colleague in Tokyo will be able to read it in Japanese. Speak Spanish in a SameTime Web conference chat, and hear it turned into English.