|Description||Human Powered Verbal Interpretation|
|Grant, 5/2011 |
|Seed, 9/2012 |
Babelverse is the first and only human powered “universal translator.”
Babelverse provides on-demand verbal interpretation in any language & situation. By crowd-sourcing professional interpreters & experiences multilingual’s from around the world, we make high quality verbal interpretation accessible and affordable to anyone, at any time, on any device. Babelverse is available for events and conferences, live-streamed or pre-recorded videos , and business meetings. This makes content scaleable, communities engaged, viewer informed, and the global business environment easier to navigate. Babelverse will become available for general social use in the coming months, empowering the masses with the ability to communication and interact in the global ecosystem.
In January 2012, Babelverse offered a live interpreting of President Obama’s State of the Union address - http://techcrunch.com/2012/01/24/babelverse-to-offer-live-voice-translations-for-state-of-the-union-in-up-to-7k-languages/. In September 2012, Babelverse powered the live interpretation of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 - http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/09/techcrunch-disrupt-goes-global-with-babelverses-real-time-translation/.
Our vision is to do to language barriers what the airplane did to geographical barriers. We seek to creating the seemingly science-fictional ability to talk to each other in our respective native languages, while seamlessly understanding one another.
Babelverse presenting main stage at LeWeb 2011 - Winners at LeWeb 2011Added: 5/18/12
Babelverse presenting at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012Added: 6/10/12