Microsoft Translator supports localization via the camera in Android phones




Announced Microsoft for a new update for the application of its own translator Microsoft Translator for mobile operating system Android, brings with it the possibility of translation through the phone ‘s camera as well as other new features.

The translation feature allows the user through the camera translation of texts written on the panels and menus with direct phone camera at the desired words or phrases, may also be translation of the images stored in the phone or e-mail photos and those published on social networks. This feature is currently supported distinguish text and translation of the 21, including English, French, German, Russian, Polish, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese and Turkish into more than 50 languages ​​supported by the application.

The application also support the possibility of translating texts on Android phones without the need to open the application, where the user can select any phrase wants to be translated within the browser, messaging, e-mail, or any other application, and then clicking on the “other options” Other Options of to obtain the required translator dropdown menu without having to leave the application open. However, this feature is supported on Android devices operating version number 6.0 (Marschmilo) and above.

Finally, Microsoft has added 34 languages ​​dictionaries can be downloaded on the phone in order to use it for translation during the lack of connection to the Internet, bringing the number of languages ​​that can translate between offline to 43 languages, including Arabic. Microsoft said that the dictionaries that can operate without contact has been developed by the latest machine learning techniques Machine Learning It guarantees to provide the best quality of the translation of non-contact are available in the market.

The Microsoft Translator is available free for download from the Google Play store .


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