- October 23, 2010
- Mayel de Borniol, Josef Dunne
- Crowdsourcing, Hospitality, Tourism, Social Travel, Travel, Mobile, Skill Assessment, Natural Language Processing, Communications Infrastructure, Collaborative Consumption, Communities, Language Learning, World Domination, Events, Consumer Electronics, Translation, Real Time, Curated Web
- People-Powered Universal Translator for Live Conversations. Enabling Global Communication.
Babelverse is the first and only human powered "universal translator."
1st solution for on-demand interpretation (real time translation of spoken communication) in any language by remote bilinguals or professional linguists, in various situations, such as on-the-spot on your mobile, attending a conference, watching a video, etc.
Users make a request for a language pair and tier of service, a handful of our best available interpreters are notified, and the first to accept is connected with the user, via voice-over-IP or by calling a local or toll-free number.
Babelverse is an award winning startup (LeWeb, TheNextWeb, TechCrunch Disrupt) with great momentum globally.
CNBC says: "Like many other rapidly growing start-ups, Babelverse was born to address a universal problem. [...] Innovation or disruption, Babelverse is at the forefront of the tech-driven changes shaking up the $34 billion language-services market. [...] the industry is finally having its start-up moment."
In September 2012, Babelverse powered the live interpretation of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 into 12 languages - http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/09/techcrunch-disrupt-goes-global-with-babelverses-real-time-translation/
Babelverse has a big vision: to do to language barriers what the airplane did to geographical barriers. To attain the seemingly science-fictional idea of everyone being able to truly communicate and understand each other, while simply speaking their own native languages.
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