One of the coolest apps for the iPhone that utilize the camera technology. Over the weekend my wife had purchased crepe mix from a French store to make some awesome crepes with Nuttela and strawberries. Purchasing products from a French store result in all of the instructions being in French. I can read a bit of the language in context but recipes is not a familiar context to me in French. Rather than sitting in front of a computer and typing in the text, I used Google Goggles in the Google App for the iPhone, took a picture of the text and within 30 seconds we had a decent enough translation to keep on cooking. And when I say decent enough translation I mean the crepes turned out great thanks to translation.
i look forward to using this app on more occasions.
Google Goggles, an application designed for searching by just taking a picture, is finally here for the iPhone! Google Goggles launched as an Android Application in December last year. It works by recognizing pictures & words with-in it, & then creating search results for things as books, business cards, etc… It also has the incredible feature of recognizing landmarks, paintings, & other historical objects, such as the Eiffel Tower. 10 months have passed & Google had time … more