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Point and Shoot Translation Comes to the iPhone

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Point and Shoot Translation Comes to the iPhone

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Universal translators embedded in our brains may still be a long way off, but in the meantime instantaneous translation via your iPhone is now as simple as point and shoot.

Japan Goggles is an iPhone application developed by Iulian Florea, a former student of Japanese who wanted a simpler way to translate kanji characters on the go. The app allows you to photograph Japanese or Chinese characters and the get a definition of the word, even without a connection to the Internet. You can see Japan Goggles in action in the video below.

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