Search giant Google has announced roll out of its new version of the Google Translate app on Android and iOS that will be featuring Word Lens translation system using the camera installed in the device.
According to the reports, the new update will make the complete process of translation faster than before. Moreover, this will come in handy when one is moving from one region to another.
The Android and iOS users can quickly interpret cross-language conversations as well as translate a foreign language, letters, restaurant’s menu and even the road signs using the updated Google Translate app.
The only simple step need to be followed by the users is to point their device at anything, whether letter or sign, which requires to be translated and hit the camera button on the device. Within fractions of seconds, the alien words will get translated into the preferred language of the user.
In a blog post, the team behind Google Translate said, “We’re letting you instantly translate text using your camera, so it’s way easier to navigate street signs in the Italian countryside or decide what to order off a Barcelona menu.”
According to the developers, the new and advanced Google Translate will also include a conversation mode that would include both voice recognition as well as the Internet cloud so that the translation of both sides of a conversation between people speaking two different languages can be performed.
The application consists 38 language options for the users in order to choose to form a number of language pairs.