Word Lens has wowed me for these last four years. It was first available on the iPhone(s aapl) and later came to both Google Android and, more recently, Google Glass.
The software visually detects words seen by the camera of a smartphone, tablet or wearable computer like Glass and translates them in near real-time. Your eyes might see a sign in Spanish, for example, but Word Lens can show those same words in English or any number of other languages.
Can’t quite visualize that scenario? Here’s a look at both the app…
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