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Google buys Word Lens app that uses your smartphone's camera to translate languages

Google buys Word Lens app that uses your smartphone's camera to translate languages

By 16 May 2014

In an attempt to bolster its translating services, Google has acquired developer firm Quest Visual and its Word Lens mobile translation app. Quest Visual updated the Word Lens webpage on Friday to confirm the acquisition: "Quest Visual is joining Google!... >>

VIDEO: Word Lens - the instant iPhone translator

VIDEO: Word Lens - the instant iPhone translator

By 17 December 2010

There's no arguing that this demo video of Quest Visual's new realtime iPhone translating app, Word Lens, isn't startling. But whilst the technology is impressive, we do urge a bit of caution - we've tried the app ourselves and it didn't work nearly as... >>