Tag: Word Lens

Augmented Reality Translation and Wearables: Sit Up and Take Notice

About three years ago on Blogos, I wrote about the Visual Quest Word Lens app. I wrote that “there was a lot more than meets the eye” to the app. I also speculated what could happen if the app offered connectivity and was integrated with other platforms. Recently, I became a Google Glass Explorer and...

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Localizing Wearables, Schmerables: If Google Glass Had Italian Stylists

Done with Big Data? Kicked Statistical Machine Translation to the kerb (or “curb”, if you’re in the U.S.)? Nodded off during those discussions about agile, scrums, burndown charts, sprints, and the rest (while ignoring how the accompanying 1,500 pages of product doc will be translated)? Did you duck when someone mentioned “Obamacare” and “Spanish”? Never...

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Word Lens: More Than Meets The Eye

You’ve probably heard about Word Lens by now. It’s a cool little iPhone app that lets you use the iPhone camera to translate the words on objects into another language, the resulting translation appearing in place of the original text on an image of the object itself. Very cool. Sign in a restaurant in Dublin’s...

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