This A.I. pocket device translates languages in real-time
The ONE Mini is a Swiss Army knife of translation tech, interpreting 12 different foreign languages with a host of features.
- The ONE Mini translates and transcribe 12 languages in real time.
- Advanced speech recognition tech produces text or verbal translations instantly.
- Live premium translator service is available through ONE Mini.
Some of the best holiday gifts are the ones we never realized we desperately needed. And if you've watched much sci-fi, you've undoubtedly wished universal translators that bridged language gaps like magic were actually real.
Born of a $100,000 Kickstarter campaign, the ONE Mini Pocket Multilingual Assistant is that sci-fi dream brought to life. And for anyone on your holiday shopping list who travels, deals with foreign cultures or just enjoys an amazing tech innovation, it's a killer holiday gift option.
The ONE Mini is a Swiss Army knife of translation tech, interpreting 12 different foreign languages with a host of features. The audio recorder captures speech, then uses cutting-edge neural machine AI to produce highly accurate text or verbal translations. If you're in a foreign country, ONE Mini can literally be your voice as you navigate the culture.
ONE Mini also provides premium live interpreter service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for conversations that require more complex interaction. With a single button push, ONE Mini connects via Bluetooth with a qualified interpreter able to offer full nuanced communication so important details don't get lost in translation.
ONE Mini even works great as a wireless music player, clipping neatly to your clothes for hands-free use anywhere.
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- The internet has become a tool to tribalize us, a place where opinions become identities in a fight to the death of who's right and who's wrong.
- As information continues to flow in, many of us lack the training to effectively sort opinion from fact. This leads to widespread disinformation.
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