Word Lens instantly translates printed words from one language to another using the video camera on your iPhone. You can use Word Lens on your vacations to translate restaurant menus, street signs, and other things that have clearly printed words.
Could knowing and using multiple languages possibly have positive effects on the human brain and thinking? There have been a number of international studies on the subject, which indicate that the ability to use more than one language brings an individual a considerable advantage.
Google’s tool for translating text between 51 languages, Google Translate, has just added some very nifty and very useful features, with the biggest change being the addition of instant, real-time translations.
iKnow!, which calls itself an intelligent social learning platform, initially offers a number of English vocabulary extension, SAT preparation and Japanese language courses, but more content will be added in the near future.