A wristwatch-based translation device, designed to help British soldiers overcome language barriers, could be in production by the end of the year.
The voice recognition-based technology would aid troops and civilians in high-risk situations. It translates phrases such as “don’t shoot”, “stay back” and “help will be here soon”. The technology is the idea of Derby-based Amin Ismail, an Iraqi-born former student who fled to the UK.
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