The Google Translator will translate signs and menus in real time




Google has announced the updated application Translator Google, which has learned to translate street signs, signs, menus and other text in real time. The program uses a special recognition technology Word Lens , which allows you to translate text using mobile cameras.

Google Translate app allows you to take before signs and street signs at the camera and translate the text from the image. This feature is available in 36 languages. However, a new feature allows you to instantly translate the inscriptions on them when you hover the smartphone’s camera.

To use an interpreter Google, just move the camera to the desired object smartphone – translation will appear on the screen on top of the original text. Option will work even without internet connection. Translation is performed between a pair of the six supported languages: English, German, Russian, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

In addition, Google has added to the application mode of transfer talk . In dialogue with the carrier unfamiliar language user needs to switch to voice translation into Google Translate, and then choose to transfer the call. The application automatically detects which of the two languages ​​dialogue uttered the phrase, and give her a voice translation.

“You can put the phone on the table and freely carry on a conversation. This feature – the next step toward creating a universal translator, to a world where language is no longer a barrier to search for new information or communication “- say at Google. This feature is available for 38 languages, including Russian.


According to Google, its monthly service used by more than 500 million people who every day make more than a billion translations. Google Translate supports over 90 languages. The most popular service uses in Brazil, the US and Mexico, Russia is among the top ten countries by number of users of Google Translate.

Renewed application Google Translate for iOS and Android will be released in the coming days.

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