[tools] Google Goggles Translates Text in Pictures

7 05 2010

Another thumbs-up for Google for introducing things which I consider them a must have when I am traveling in a foreign country. With the new version of the Google Goggles app (which is compatible with Android OS 1.6 or higher),  the apps can recognize words in written in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish and translate them into other languages.

This is sure helpful when it comes to ordering food when traveling instead of using sign language or butchering other folk’s national language :P

I am now waiting for them to support non roman character languages such as Japanese and Chinese.

It is up to the telco must figure a way for better data charges when we are in a foreign land. Then Android phones will really be crucial. That’s my take.

[ GigaOM ]

About these ads

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: