Instantly translate printed words from one language to another with your built-in video camera, in real time! PLEASE NOTE: Language packs must be purchased from within the app. Use Word Lens on vacation, business travel, and just for fun.
Now with support for the iPad 2!
Buy language pairs with in-app purchase:
- Spanish to English
- English to Spanish
Try out the included modes first so you can see the technology in action:
- Reverse Words (spell all words backwards)
- Erase Words (digital white-out)
Word Lens gives you translation on the go:
- NO NETWORK required - results appear immediately on your video screen when you need it, anywhere in the world.
- Easy to use, like the regular camera
- Look up translations by typing them in, too
Get the best quality out of your translations:
- best used on clearly printed text (e.g. signs, menus)
- does NOT recognize handwriting or stylized fonts
- it's not perfect, but you can get the general meaning!
- keep text in focus by holding it at least one hand-length away
(or even further for iPod and iPad owners)
iOS device support:
- iPhone 4, iPhone 3gs, iPod Touch with video camera, or iPad 2
- requires iOS 4.0 or later
*** iPhone 3gs, iPod Touch, and iPad 2 do not have zoom or flash light features
*** iPod Touch and iPad 2 cameras do not have auto-focus feature, which may result in reduced translation quality
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