10 things you need to know about translation technology

Understanding a foreign language is getting easier with the range of translation apps for your smartphone and computer. Read these 10 things you need to know about translation technology!

Fumbling for words in a foreign language? We have the answer with these 10 things you need to know about translation technology.

 

10-things-you-need-to-know-about-translation-technology-google-translate1 Google is splashing its cash

Google’s free online Translate service has been a popular tool, but the company has grander ambitions. In May, it bought Quest Visual, which makes the clever Word Lens app. That involves pointing your smartphone’s camera at signs in the real world for instant translations. The technology is to be incorporated into Google Translate.

 

10-things-you-need-to-know-about-translation-technology-waygo2 Other apps are available

Word Lens isn’t the only visual translation app in town. Waygo is anotherpopular example for iPhone and Android, capable of recognising and translating Chinese and Japanese menus and signs – again by pointing a smartphone camera. The company behind it says it’s working on more languages for the future: “We believe everyone should be able to confidently travel anywhere in the world without language barriers,” said its CEO, Ryan Rogowski.

 

 

10-things-you-need-to-know-about-translation-technology-google-glasses3 Translation in your eyes

Visual translation is also…

 

 

 

 

Read more | theguardian.com/technology

 

Posted on July 17, 2014 in Translation apps

Share the Story

About the Author

Back to Top

Cheap Synthroid

Synthroid is especially important during competitions and for rapid muscle growth. No prescription needed when you buy Synthroid online here. This drug provides faster conversion of proteins, carbohydrates and fats for burning more calories per day.

Cheap Abilify

Abilify is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder (manic depression). Buy abilify online 10mg. Free samples abilify and fast & free delivery.

Sponsored:

acquisto viagra

online in Italia.