Google and Microsoft are offering new consumer-based software and hardware that seek to improve the quality and user accessibility in translation. That might mean humans and machines can have meaningful stakes in the industry as it moves ahead.
The role of translators is changing, with technology increasingly taking a seat at the table. And one of the latest industry technologies is improving its odds of getting the translation right. Still, the technology is far from replacing human translators.
There’s more to new office chairs than meets the eye. A new universe of smart desks tracks users’ activities and makes sure they stay on the move. It also sends employers information about how office spaces are being used.
Is a robot after your job? With AI technology advancing and robots increasingly able to perform tasks once only people could tackle, concern is rising about the future of human employment. That means a new framework for work itself, and employment regulation, are on the horizon.
When it comes to emotions, humans still have the upper hand. As artificial intelligence continues to catapult technology forward, it’s those things that make people most human that will keep them relevant, experts say. That and AI, they claim, could be a winning combination.
User Experience is a moving target – that is, new types of interfaces are being developed, with UX on the cutting edge. One element that remains yet to be seen is how far technology, including UX, can go in terms of adding the human touch in AI and machine-based settings.