Think of an iPhone application that can instantaneously translate composed content between languages in actual time. It seems like science fiction, yet Word Lens (free) does precisely that.

We were wowed by the app back in 2010 and now its parent business, Journey Visual, ares been purchased by Google. The instant outcome is that Globe Lens is now free. Additionally, Language packs that were formerly readily available through in-app purchase are now free also.

I attempted the application by searching for foreign language signs (making use of Google Images, naturally) and viewed the pictures on my Mac display. Then I broke some pix making use of Word Lens and wow, it worked!

Apple was so impressed with the application that it ended up being part of its current “You’re much more powerful compared to you assume” advertisement that marketed the iPhone 5s.

Quest Visual announced the sale today, and I’m excited to view what Google has prepared for it.

Grab this application since it is free. It’s great for travelers and anybody else that requires a fast translation. Word Lens requires iOS 6.1 or later on. It’s an universal app and it is optimized for the iPhone 5.

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