See the world in your language with Google Translate

The Google Translate app already lets you instantly visually translate printed text in seven languages. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient list, instruction manual, dials on a washing machine. You'll see the text transform live on your screen into the other language. No Internet connection or cell phone data needed.Read the full article

Google Translate vs. “La Bamba”

The Google Translate team tests their new app — you can download it on the Google Play Store ( and App Store ( To find out how instant camera magic works, watch this video: (No engineers were harmed in the making of this video).