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  • Feb 17, 2012
  • 03:46 PM

Cambridge tech firm BBN lands Army contract to develop instant translation program

Jon Chesto / Mass. Market
The “Star Wars” movies gave us an iconic robot that could translate conversations instantly in a seemingly infinite number of languages. It made for good science fiction. But Raytheon BBN Technologies in Cambridge is developing technology that would put the ornery C3PO to shame.

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