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Meta to break language barriers with AI, builds universal speech translator

Meta announced an ambitious plan to use AI for translation which has been used by several players including Google & Apple, Indian Govt too has launched its ambitious NLTM programme

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Mark Zuckerberg; Photo: Bloomberg

Shivani Shinde Mumbai
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, which owns Facebook, wants to break language barriers across the globe using artificial intelligence (AI). Meta announced an ambitious AI driven project, which will be key to building its Metaverse. The company said that it is building a universal speech translator, along with an AI powered virtual assistant.

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In an online presentation Zuckerberg said, “The ability to communicate with anyone in any language — that’s a superpower people have dreamed of forever, and AI is going to deliver that within our

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First Published: Feb 24 2022 | 1:39 PM IST

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