What will online learning look like in 10 years? Zoom has some ideas

From EdSurge: “In June, Zoom announced the acquisition of German AI startup Kites, which is developing real-time text-to-speech translation that can appear as captions on video conferences. In a separate session at the Zoom conference, its founders, Alex Waibel and Sebastian Stüker, detailed the remarkable strides they have already made, overcoming formidable challenges like translating idioms in an instant. … Google has been in the virtual field trip game for years, through its inexpensive cardboard headsets that use ordinary smartphones. Down the line, Zoom sees its platform as offering 360-degree tours of museums or job sites like film sets—and perhaps integrating with more sophisticated virtual reality headsets.”

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