Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Google Goggles

This is pretty cool!

Official Google Mobile Blog: Integrating translation into Google Goggles
In the video below, you'll see how we use Goggles to take a picture of a German menu and instantly translate the text into English:

You may wonder what's happening in the background. On the simplest level, this prototype connects the phone's camera to an optical character recognition (OCR) engine, recognizes the image as text and then translates that text into English with Google Translate.

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