App translates signs and menus in real time

A new iPhone app is claimed to give an instant translation of the written word, allowing tourists to read foreign signs, menus and the like.

Real world translation arrives on Google’s Goggles

Google has updated its sophisticated text translation software for Android-based smartphones.

Meedan website shows news from another perspective

A new website aims to foster Arab-western understanding by translating articles from the Arabic press into English.

Google developing real-time translator phone

Google has confirmed that it is working on a technology to allow real-time language translation on the phone.