It mobilizes neural networks in artificial intelligence, such as the analysis of our emotions or the monitoring of our breathing: automated computer translation is indeed at the heart of the research work of Apple, Google, Tencent or Facebook, who would like use it for its metavers. Who will be able to develop the universal translator that fans of « Star Trek », « Galactic Traveler » or « Farscape » dream of?
The race against time has started with the tech giants. While the progress is impressive, a large number of subtleties, such as witticisms, remain the prerogative of the human mind. Robots don’t have a sense of humor yet!
The good news is that this research to understand our language has the potential to make life easier for both hearing impaired and stroke victims.