October 18, 2011 in Reference (F)
[prMac.com] Helsinki, Finland - Independent developer Tsuneo Yoshioka has announced the release of CamLingual 1.0.5, his multilingual language translation app for iPhone, iPad 2 and iPod touch. CamLingual detects text from pictures using online OCR service, and translates it using online translation service. Effortlessly take photos from the camera or choose picture from the devices photo album and translate it instantly.
Just take a photo to translate, anywhere, whenever. CamLingual is the only application that can translate even long sentences within a practical time. CamLingual is perfect:
* For those who are living in foreign countries
* For those who are traveling to foreign countries
* For those who are studying foreign languages
* For those who are communicating with foreigner
Input languages (28): Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Ukrainian
Output languages (52): Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese_simplified, Chinese_traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Welsh, and Yiddish
CamLingual is completely free for now. In the future it may cost, as in-app-purchase for example. (Google translate is no more free after December. And, OCR service is also not free.) Very limited iOS application is OpenSource, especially for the app available in AppStore.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Works best with iPhone 4 camera
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 0.3 MB
Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, CamLingual 1.0.5 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category. There is a very limited OpenSource iOS application available.
Tsuneo Yoshioka is an independent developer located in Helsinki, Finland. The iPhone application CamLingual was developed specifically to make communication in the world easier. Copyright (C) 2011 Tsuneo Yoshioka. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.