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Chinese AI translation machine startup secures new funding

Timekettle says its earphones enable natural dialogue in 40 languages

Chinese startup Timekettle is developing earphone-type translation machines. (Photo courtesy of the company)

BEIJING -- Timekettle, a Chinese startup developing artificial intelligence-based smart translation machines, has raised several tens of millions of yuan (at least $3 million) from China SME Development Fund in a Series A funding round.

Founded in 2016, Timekettle mainly develops translation machines that combine smart devices and AI technology.

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