T-Mate is a headset designed for travelers looking to lose the language barriers. This device acts as an instant interpreter, translating what you say in the language of your respondent and vice versa.
The T-Mate is also equipped with a camera which can read letters and translate written data on products, street signs, etc. T-Mate even helps you out in noisy places with a parabolic voice concentrator that amplifies sound.
Implications - Travelers will never have to waste another penny on pricey interpreters or bulky translation books (that hinder more than help). T-Mate will sure to be on many world traveler's wish lists.