July 23, 2014

Microsoft Unveils Universal Translator That Converts Your Voice into Another Language

From Extreme Tech: Microsoft Research has shown off software that translates your spoken words into another language while preserving the accent, timbre, and intonation of your actual voice. In a demo of the prototype software, Rick Rashid, Microsoft’s chief research officer, said a long sentence in English, and then had it translated into Spanish, Italian, […]

Boston's French Cultural Center Launches First Francophone e-Library in U.S.

From The Boston Globe: Boston’s French Cultural Center has expanded access to its electronic library to Francophiles nationwide making it the first French language e-Library in the country. The Marlborough Street center had previously allowed only New England residents to access their e-Library of 550 eBooks and eAudiobooks, but the center has removed the geographic […]