July 9th, 2003, 08:26 PM
Talking computers nearing reality
Terminator is becoming reality :-p
Machines that listen and talk like humans are becoming a reality, researchers and tech executives say.
Full Story Here : http://news.com.com/2100-1008_3-1023...g=fd_lede2_hed
July 10th, 2003, 03:40 AM
Shades of 'Startrek'...../the universal translator.
Computers that can facilitate conversations between two people speaking different languages--a kiosk for dispensing information to tourists who speak English and to tour guides who speak only Chinese, for example--will also emerge from IBM's labs by year's end, according to the company.
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July 10th, 2003, 05:59 AM
It would be great and cool and even more....but like they say....it's just too expensive for right now..........who knows maybe in 5-10 years it wont be expensive
July 10th, 2003, 06:02 AM
Hmm . . I wonder what it'll sound like. . hmm. . .would like to bet it won't be a sexy male voice. . hee hee. . I think it's about time, and it'll be really cool, I can't wait!
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July 10th, 2003, 08:33 AM
COOL!!!! Thats awesome. Holpfully prize will go down (Which it will,) no more work for me .