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iPhone Word Translator: There`s An App For That

This app translates foreign language text for you. The translations are mediocre, but the technology is amazing.

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iPhone Word Translator: There`s An App For That. This app translates foreign language text for you. The translations are mediocre, but the technology is amazing.
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Hits: 17159 | Favorites: 7 | Emailed: 8 | Rating: 3.0 | Category: Technology | Date: 12/17/2010
 
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Random3
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 113 Posts
Saturday, February 5, 2011 10:52:13 AM
This is awesome.. But I only have a 2nd gen. iPod touch, so no camera. :/

Abandonnez
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 230 Posts
Sunday, December 26, 2010 5:53:37 PM
If only I had an iPhone, this app will be amazing.

smithno13
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 309 Posts
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 7:59:48 PM
Looks like iPhone is catching up to android...
Google goggles does this for free, but its not realtime - You have to take the picture and have it scan it.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 12381 Posts
Sunday, December 19, 2010 7:42:24 AM
i find that a bit too fictional, devices that can read text are hardly around and are very expensive, so one that can read text, translate it, and then image the text back onto the original image? on an iphone.. doubt it


Optical Character Recognition has been around for 80 years and mainstream for 50. It was available on PCs 20 years ago (you used a scanner to get the image to the PC) and a modern handheld computer has more processing power than a 1990 PC.

Automatic translation is available for free online and takes little processing power.

SmilinSam
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 3603 Posts
Saturday, December 18, 2010 3:57:32 PM
really effing cool. now if only i had an iphone....

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