VISIT OUR SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  October 4, 2013


We’ve seen an iOS app that can translate text from one language to another in real-time. The engineers at Japanese telecommunications company NTT DoCoMo thought it would be easier for users if the translator was integrated into a pair of glasses. If I had these the first thing I’d do would be to use it to play all the Super Robot Wars games. Damn you Banprestoooo!

ntt-docomo-japanese-translator-glasses

Similar to the voice translator Sigmo, NTT DoCoMo’s prototype needs an Internet connection to be able to translate text. It will then display the translation over the Japanese characters.

2020? There’ll be a billion SRW games by then!

[via Reuters via UniqueDaily]