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Google instant translate
Posted: 4 August 2015

I don't often rave about apps for the smartphone, but this one is great! Google Translate now uses augmented reality to instantly translate signs and words in a foreign language, without having to link to a server. Yesterday I happened to be buying some Port with a Portuguese-only label, and Google Translate let me confirm what I thought it was saying. Brilliant!

This is one of those apps that brings intelligence to the edge of the network, into the mobile device, providing real-time utility. That's the kind of development that will lead to 'Emergent Intelligence' as we described it in this MindBullet - a web of democratic devices.

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