With its Here One earbuds, Doppler Labs wants to put two extra brains in your ears — Quartz
Cisneros starts to speak to me in Spanish. About half a second after she begins talking, I hear a translation in English.
It’s difficult to describe hearing someone speak in another language, and immediately understanding what they’ve said. It feels like being kicked in the chest by the future.
(...) The Amazon Echo has proven audio’s power to be the medium through which we interact with our devices, but people still underestimate the power of putting computers in your ears. Smarter hearing could automatically make a conversation in a loud bar more understandable, a commute quieter, or, eventually, a real-time dialogue across languages entirely possible.