Google Translate’s mobile apps have gained more feature today, with the addition of more languages to the instant camera translation feature, automatic language detection and an updated design.
According to Google, the instant camera translation feature has added 60 more languages, making it now possible to translate 88 languages into over 100 languages. Previously, you could only translate between English and other languages.
Below is the full list of 88 languages you can translate into 100+ languages:
The updated version of Google Translate now also automatically detects the language in a region with multiple languages.
“Say you’re traveling through South America, where both Portuguese and Spanish are spoken, and you encounter a sign. Translate app can now determine what language the sign is in, and then translate it for you
into your language of choice,” explains Google.
Google also says for the first time, instant camera translation now have Neural Machine Translation (NMT) technology built-in, which brings more accurate and natural translations, reducing errors by 55-85% in some language pairs.
Languages with offline downloads–when connected to the internet will leverage NMT to bring more accurate translations.
As for the instant camera translation feature, Google says it now has an updated design to reduce flickering, while three features along the bottom are now quickly accessible: Instant; Scan; and Import.
Click here to download Google Translate for iOS in the App Store.