► Translate any printed text in seconds - simply by taking a photo with iPhone 4 camera.
► Even faster and more accurate on new iPhone 4S.
► Top Pick by O'Reilly Media as "Best App for Translating Printed Text." (Nov 13, 2009)
MacWorld -- "With Codium Labs' new Babelshot app, you can use your iPhone's camera to take a photo of the text, and get a translation moments later."
O'Reilly Media -- "The app works its magic on signs, menus, even newspapers, translating photographed text to 48 languages."
Inquisitr.com -- "Babelshot “reads” pictures of signs and other print materials like menus and translates them for you."
"This is fantastic app! Apps like this make iPhone what it is. I'm a frequent traveler and can't believe how I ever did without it! Take a picture of any sign and there's the translation." (User from US)
"May prove to be a useful app for deciphering arcane menus on holiday abroad!" (User from Norway)
"Almost perfect for transcription and translation of small fragments of text." (User from Spain)
"Genius app. Translates into almost anything without very big mistake. Above all, the photo feature is very helpful." (User from Switzerland)
Automatically translate menus, booklets, product manuals, or foreign newspapers without typing anything on iPhone keyboard. Simply take a close-up picture of printed text and this app will translate it into another language. In addition, you can always enter text manually, just like with any other translator app.
See independent video of Babelshot in action: http://vid.babelshot.com
Languages supported for camera input: Afrikaans, Albanian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish.
Languages supported for manual input: all of the above, plus Arabic, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Persian, Russian, Serbian, Thai, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.
You can translate text into any language listed above, regardless of input method used.
► For full camera input capabilities, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S is required.
► Original iPhone and iPhone 3G users are limited to translating large text only (1/3" or bigger), or using manual input.
► Wi-Fi or cellular connection is required for translation but not for text recognition.