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38 Examples of Translation Tech

From Multilingual Menu Services to Language Translating Glasses

— February 18, 2015 — Tech
These translation tech examples range from multilingual menu services to airport language apps that make international travel easy and hassle-free. In addition to practical mobile apps, products like NTT's Translating Glasses decode foreign menus, signs and text while vacationing abroad.

In addition to travel-themed purposes, these examples are also used to improve the communication of disabled individuals and to ultimately enhance their quality of life. While wearable tech devices like the Close Alternative Hearing Aid are changing the way deaf individuals experience sound and communication, products like Jia Mengyin and Bao Haimo's Blind Reader give the vision-impaired access to unlimited reading materials by translating regular text into braille symbols.

Other favorites from this list include pet and baby translating apps that transform meows, barks and cries into concrete sentences.

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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Translating News Platforms
Translating News Platforms
Worldcrunch Makes Foreign Newspapers Accessible
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37
Multilingual Menu Services
Multilingual Menu Services
This Japanese Translated Menu Platform is Designed for Tourist Use
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36
Speech-Clarifying Apps
Speech-Clarifying Apps
Talkitt Provides Speech Correction in the Form of Real-Time Auto-Correct
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35
Signing Translation Apps
Signing Translation Apps
Recent Grads Created the Sign Language-Translating Google Gesture Concept
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34
Live Translation Applications
Live Translation Applications
Japan's New Multilingual Translating App Works Instantaneously
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33
Sports Lingo Language Apps
Sports Lingo Language Apps
Rosetta Stone's Portuguese Language App is Ideal for the World Cup
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32
Text-Translating Apps
Text-Translating Apps
EasySMS Turns Messages into Speech and Symbols to Help the Illiterate
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31
Translation-Enabled Chat Platforms
Translation-Enabled Chat Platforms
The Globr Chat Platform Can Translate Users' Messages
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30
Auditory Language Learning Apps
Auditory Language Learning Apps
The Fluent Forever App is a Foreign Language Audio Trainer
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29
Movement-Translating Gaming Rigs
Movement-Translating Gaming Rigs
The Cyberith Virtualizer Lets Gamers Walk, Run, Jump and Crouch
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28
Language Learning Video Games
Language Learning Video Games
Koe is a Japanese Language Game That Makes Learning Easy
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27
Universal Audio Translators
Universal Audio Translators
The Stress-Free iTranslate Voice Speaks Any Language
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26
Language-Teaching Internet Add-Ons
Language-Teaching Internet Add-Ons
Lingua.ly Lets You Learn a Second Language Surfing the Web
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25
Real-Time Translators
Real-Time Translators
You'll Never Need to Learn Another Language Thanks to NTT Docomo
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24
Wristwatch Language Decoders
Wristwatch Language Decoders
The Sigmo Translator Translates at the Touch of a Button
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23
Deaf Danger Apps
Deaf Danger Apps
This Sound Translation App Recognizes Risk and Notifies the Hard of Hearing
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22
Translating Robot Dogs
Translating Robot Dogs
Poochie Translates Barks into Japanese to Communicate with Owners
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21
Sign Language Translators
Sign Language Translators
MyVoice Will Help the Hearing-Impaired Communicate
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20
Sign Language Translating Devices
Sign Language Translating Devices
The Uni Sign Language Translator Helps the Deaf Communicate
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19
Strip Screen Translators
Strip Screen Translators
The View Trans Helps to Decode Foreign Languages from Written Text
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18
Language Translating Glasses
Language Translating Glasses
The Translating Glasses by NTT Docomo Translate Menus and Signs
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17
Feline-Translating Apps
Feline-Translating Apps
The Human-to-Cat Translator Allows You to Speak to Your Feline Friend
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16
Female Decoder Apps
Female Decoder Apps
The Love Translator App Helps Guys Decipher Female Language
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15
Audible Translating Systems
Audible Translating Systems
Hands Can Talk Translates Signs Into Speech Using Kinect Sensors
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14
Travel Info-Aggregating Apps
Travel Info-Aggregating Apps
The Info Connectivity System Simplifies International Air Travel
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13
Language-Translating Phones
Language-Translating Phones
The Transducer Mobile Phone Concept Breaks the Language Barrier
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12
Accessible Communication Devices
Accessible Communication Devices
The 'Talk' Communication Device Helps the Disabled Communicate
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11
Written Word Translator Pens
Written Word Translator Pens
This Translator Pen Attaches to Any Pen and Translates Written Words
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10
Sightless Tablet Translators
Sightless Tablet Translators
The Omnifer iPad Accessory Converts Onscreen Text into Braille
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9
Winged Rodent Translators
Winged Rodent Translators
The Bat Billboard Transliterates Bat Talk in Real Time
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8
Real-Time Translation Apps (UPDATE)
Real-Time Translation Apps (UPDATE)
The Improved Google Translate App Works Instantaneously
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7
Translating Page-Savers
Translating Page-Savers
The Bookmark Dictionary Enhances Literary Comprehension
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6
Baby Cry-Translating Apps
Baby Cry-Translating Apps
The Cry Translator App Will Translate Your Baby's Cries
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5
Barcode Translators
Barcode Translators
The Finger Reader Makes Grocery Shopping Easier on the Blind
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4
Translating Beer Apps
Translating Beer Apps
The 'Pivo' App Helps You Order Beer No Matter Where You Are
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3
Compact Braille Translators
Compact Braille Translators
This Pocket-Sized Braille Reading Device Offers Endless Possibilities
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2
Armband Hearing Aids
Armband Hearing Aids
The Close Wristband Translates Sounds into Tangible Vibrations
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1
Hand-Speak Translators
Hand-Speak Translators
The Smart Sign Language Interpreter Bridges Gestures and Verbal Words
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