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Media: Article, "Wearable Translating Computer"

Submitter: Elizabeth J. Pyatt

Submitter Email: ejp10@psu.edu
Media Body: There is an article in the Nando Times about a "wearable traslating
computer". Apparently the U.S. military has designed something
resembling the Star Trek Universal Translator.

http://www.nandotimes.com/technology/story/191180p-1853956c.html



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Issue Number: 12.3124
Date Posted: December 17, 2001

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