Word Lens archive

  • Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism
    Phones

    Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

    By 2 March 2011

    Go in to the Android Market or the iTunes App Store, search under "augmented reality" and you’ll find that at least half the results come under travel and tourism. These industries have been very quick to pick up on this emerging technology but why...

  • VIDEO: Word Lens - the instant iPhone translator
    Apps

    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...