Ages of learners
Instantly translate printed words from one language to another with your built-in video camera, in real time! Use Word Lens on vacation, business travel, and just for fun.
(PLEASE NOTE: LANGUAGE PACKS MUST BE PURCHASED FROM WITHIN THE APP.)
Buy language pairs using in-app purchase:
- French to English
- English to French
- Spanish to English
- English to Spanish
Try out the included modes first so you can see the technology in action. These built-in examples recognize words in English, Spanish, and French.
- 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 4S/4/3gs, iPod Touch with video camera, or iPad with video camera
- requires iOS 4.0 or later
- *** iPhone 3gs and iPod Touch do not have zoom or flash light features
- *** iPod Touch and iPad 2 cameras do not have auto-focus feature, which will result in reduced translation quality
How do you use this tool?