Google Assistant can be your interpreter, and it's just as cool as it sounds

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As cool as smart displays — like Google's Home Hub — are, I've never really wanted one. I've always been quite happy with the Google Home and Google Home mini speakers I have around my house. 

But Google Assistant's latest trick has me re-thinking that for the first time. Today, the company introduced a new feature called "Interpreter Mode," which allows its assistant to act as a real-time translator during a conversation between two people.

It's exactly as cool as it sounds.

The concept is similar to Google's Pixel Buds, the $159 ear buds Google launched in 2017 that can provide real-time translations in your ears. But Interpreter Mode is even better, because it allows both people to benefit from Google's translation abilities. Its capabilities are also a little more advanced, as product manager Vincent Lacey explained. Read more...

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