Word Lens


Instantly translate printed words from one language to another with your built-in video camera, in real time! (PLEASE NOTE: LANGUAGE PACKS MUST BE PURCHASED FROM WITHIN THE APP.) Use Word Lens on vacation, business travel, and just for fun. 

Buy language pairs using in-app purchase: 
– French to English
– English to French
– Spanish to English
– English to Spanish

Try out the included modes first so you can see the technology in action. These built-in examples recognize words in English, Spanish, and French.
– Reverse Words (spell all words backwards) 
– Erase Words (digital white-out) 

Word Lens gives you translation on the go: 
– NO NETWORK required – results appear immediately on your video screen when you need it, anywhere in the world. 
– Easy to use, like the regular camera 
– Look up translations by typing them in, too 

Get the best quality out of your translations: 
– best used on clearly printed text (e.g. signs, menus) 
– does NOT recognize handwriting or stylized fonts 
– it’s not perfect, but you can get the general meaning! 
– keep text in focus by holding it at least one hand-length away 
(or even further for iPod and iPad owners) 

iOS device support
– iPhone 4S/4/3gs, iPod Touch with video camera, or iPad with video camera 
– requires iOS 4.0 or later 
*** iPhone 3gs and iPod Touch do not have zoom or flash light features 
*** iPod Touch and iPad 2 cameras do not have auto-focus feature, which will result in reduced translation quality 

Download the application