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Instant AI interpreter to be ready by 2025 Osaka expo, Japan says

Government-funded software to handle 15 languages and working in midspeech

Tourists stroll the grounds of Himeji castle in western Japan. (Photo by Konosuke Urata)

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will fund a program to develop artificial-intelligence-powered software that performs simultaneous interpretation in 15 languages, aiming to have it ready by the 2025 World Expo in Osaka.

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