Most of us have found ourselves in the inconvenient situation of trying to communicate in a foreign language. Sometimes it’s funny. Sometimes it’s embarrassing. And sometimes it’s absolute disastrous. But thanks to a new in-ear gadget translation device that easily fits into your ear, the days of struggling to speak the local language might soon be an expired thing.
This in-ear gadget is called The Pilot system and Waverly Labs is the company behind this intelligently simple yet potentially groundbreaking idea. When it hits the shelves in September, the system will allow the wearer to understand one of several foreign languages through real-time in-ear translation. A handy app will allow you to toggle through the languages you want, and the selection includes French, Spanish, Italian, and English. It’ll retail for $129. You can purchase it or you can just keep talking to people really loudly and slowly in English. Good luck with that.