Android Thoughts - Opinions, News, Advice & Reviews on Android Devices

Be sure to register in our forums! Share your opinions, help others, and enter our contests.

Apple Thoughts

Loading feed...

Laptop Thoughts

Loading feed...

Digital Home Thoughts

Loading feed...

Go Back   Thoughts Media Forums > ANDROID THOUGHTS > Android Software

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 07-10-2012, 05:30 PM
Craig Horlacher
Contributing Editor
Craig Horlacher's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 524
Default Word Lens Augmented Reality Translation App Released for Android

"The beauty of an app like Word Lens is it is really fast to use since it uses the camera and updates the image live. It also completely replaces words it sees instead of just adding overlays, all while trying to match the same font, color, background, and text size."

This looks like a pretty amazing app to me and one of the most practical uses of augmented reality I've seen.  Watch the video above and see what you think.  It actually replaces text you would otherwise see through the camera of your phone with the text in the language of your choice.  Right now they offer Italian, Spanish, and French.  Everything is done locally so no network connection needed.  You basically pay $5 per language pack.

Check out the Hands-On mini-review after the break for more demonstrations and information.

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:58 AM.