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Amazing: Microsoft turns spoken English into spoken Mandarin – in the same voice

Microsoft, he says, has taken in oodles of data, and can thus have that translated Mandarin spoken. And the final kicker: he has fed the system an hour’s worth of his voice, and thus the software will speak in Mandarin, using his own tones.

Full Story: The NextWeb

Posted at 9:18pm.

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    This might sound more amazing after I listen to/read it. I’ll let you know.
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