This device translates the user’s speech input as fast as 0.2 seconds. For this, the user presses the central button, while speaking into the device or the integrated microphone. After releasing the button, the device translates the text input into the desired language. For operation, Wi-Fi connectivity is not needed. The wearable translator is very small and light, enabling it to be easily carried around when out and about.
Statement by the Jury
The ili wearable translator proves to be an innovative and extremely cleverly implemented idea for overcoming language barriers.