Google Translate Now Gets Instant Pictures Translation via Text Brushing With Hand
Google Translate just got updated and got a new kickass features, that allows the Android phone owner to use the camera to take a picture and brush the text to translate, but only on Android 2.3+ devices. Google’s app was updated on August 9th, it has reached version 2.5 and it requires Android 2.1 and up to run. It’s free, obviously and only takes up 5.8MB of space.
Google Translate 2.5 offers instant translation results as you type, the ability to choose the dialect preference for speech input and recognition for Japanese handwriting now recognizes multiple characters at once. There’s also added access to network state permission, so you can check the network availability when sending requests. The app supports text translation for over 64 languages and allows one to translate words and phrases between more than 64 languages.
You can translate by speaking the text instead of typing it for 17 languages and listen to your translations spoken aloud for 40 languages. Translations are displayed in full screen mode, making it easier for others close by to read them. You can download the new Google Translate from here.