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Real Time Conversation With Google Translate

Google Translate for Android smartphones offers a unique and compelling new capability. This beta feature, called Conversation Mode, makes it possible to carry out a person-to-person conversation and have the Android device translate and speak each piece of the conversation on the fly. This new conversation model feature only works for conversations between English and Spanish speakers, though the main Google Translate app supports a wide range of languages for standard phrase-by-phrase translat
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In Conversation Mode, after a phrase is spoken, the app gives the speaker the opportunity to see the speech to text translation and make sure it is correct before translating the phrase and playing it for the other speaker.

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