I’ve posted a lot about Microsoft’s version of Star Trek’s “Universal Translator,” and they’ve just added Arabic to its ability (along with English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, and Portuguese (Brazilian)).
You have to download the free Skype Translator Preview in order to use it. I believe its only available for use on the desktop version – I don’t think the Web version of Skype enables it yet.
You can see my previous posts on this tech at The Best Sites For Learning About Google Translate & Other Forms Of Machine Translation.
Here’s a somewhat older video of it in action:
Thanks to TechCrunch for the tip.