It all Started With the babel fish in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy...

As a passionate sci-fi fan, founder Tian Li was inspired by the babel fish in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. With a goal of making the most technologically advanced products in sci-fi works the ultimate goal, he decided to tackle the communication problems people face on a daily basis. In 2016, he set out to create earbud-style translation devices, like the babel fish, to revolutionize communication in travel, work, and daily life.

Over the next two years, Tian worked tirelessly to develop a small, sleek, and user-friendly gadget that could break language barrier in real-time. His dedication paid off in 2018 when he was accepted into the Tencent AI Accelerator program, allowing him to bring his vision of easier communication to people all over the world.

Our Core Values

As a leading global brand of AI translator earbuds, Timekettle is committed to uniting people of different languages and cultures by breaking down language barriers with innovative technology.