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Device bridges language gap for emergency providers

Published 04/10/2013, Minnesota Public Radio News

Communicating from one language to another is nothing new. Centuries ago, the Rosetta Stone allowed scholars to use Greek to decipher ancient hieroglyphs. Today Google Translate can instantly change the languages of websites and emails. But those services help with the written word. A bigger challenge is how to instantly translate intense conversations, particularly when life or death hangs in the balance. A Minnesota start-up is out with a new device aimed at bridging the language gap.

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