Aug 9th, 2012

In a faraway land and need a little help reading the road signs? Google Translate has your back. In the latest update to the app the ability to translate text from images is now available. Simply snap a picture of the foreign lettering and brush your finger across the desired text to translate, and like magic you will be staring at the result in your native tongue. The feature is available for Android 2.3 device and higher, and comes as part of an update that also brings instant translation as you type, speech input dialect preferences, and improved Japanese handwriting results.You can grab the latest version of Translate from Google Play now.

Google Play Link: Google Translate

[via Reddit]