Posts Tagged ‘translation’

Google Translate Android App with 14 language Conversation Mode

October 13th, 2011

Now some of the 190 million Android activations worldwide that Google has just announced, can communicate with each other a bit easier. What I am talking about is the latest update to Google Translate for Android.

This remarkable little app now allows you to ‘conversationally’ translate 14 different languages. Simply choose your language preferences and then click the microphone icon. Speak your words and hit the translate button. The app will also translate any response that your foreign friend may deliver. Allowing you to basically hold a conversation.

This is the beginning! The birth of the Universal Translator. (sorry Hoshi 🙁 )

Google Translate has never been perfect. But it does shine compared to any other translator available.

source: slashgear.com

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Get Your Free Spell Check Widget

January 27th, 2011

Free Spell Check Widget is available at www.SpellChecker.net.

This widget can easily be added to your website by simply embedding it. Embedding can be done through copying and pasting the HTML code.
This code can be selected under the website’s “Get-Code-to-Embed” button.

That’s a SpellCheckAsYouType web widget.

Using this spell check widget allows a user to see and correct any misspellings as they type. Any words that have been misspelled are underlined and by simply clicking the underlined word the user can choose the correct suggested word to replace the misspelled word.

SpellChecker.net web widget has several customizable features; you can easily change size and color to fit to your website. This widget supports 16 different languages (English, British English, Canadian English, Canadian French, French, German, Italian, Greek, Spanish, Brazilian, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian Bokmål, Portuguese, Swedish, and Finnish) and you can easily choose the one you need from the list.

You can get widget following the link http://www.spellchecker.net/widget/

Envolve taps realtime website conversation

July 14th, 2010

Envolve is socializing your visitors in a way that is currently being ignored by the big social names. Envolve provides an embeddable, small form factor, website toolbar that allows visitors on your site to chat with one another.

This is a great way to allow visitors to engage one another about the content on your site. With the impressive list of options Envolve has… auto translate to 50 languages, direct links to Google maps to see where other participants are from and much more, Envolve will be hard to beat!

Envolve goes far beyond the standard website chat widgets available elsewhere.

Envolve makes the web truly social by providing Facebook-style chat for any website.

Websites are lonely places.

Envolve, a bootstrapped startup in Silicon Valley, is aiming to fix this by providing a rich JavaScript chat widget that looks similar to Facebook chat. Envolve’s vision is to turn every web page into a thriving convention hall where you can chat with other visitors about the site’s content.

Envolve believes there is still a vast amount of untapped social potential on the web. They aim to access that potential by facilitating meaningful conversations between people who, being on the same domain, almost certainly share a common interest. Over 1,000 sites already use Envolve — from niche bloggers to hobby fan sites to well known tech brands like StartupWeekend.org.

Envolve provides a rich set of functionality that allows visitors to:

· Start topical chats. Envolve lets you start or join a specific chat topic, this improves the signal-to-noise ratio.

· Have private chats. If you don’t want the world to see or join, you can keep chats private.

· Take chats anywhere. Browse from page-to-page and chats come with you, just like Facebook.

· Talk to anyone in the world. Through the innovative use of a translation API, Envolve does on-the-fly chat translation into over 50 languages.

· Share with friends. Each chat has its own short URL. You can share chats via Facebook, Twitter, and Email with these links.

Installing the Envolve widget requires pasting two lines of code into your site; Envolve also offers a WordPress plugin. (available here)

Envolve plays in a similar space as other chat toolbars such as the Meebo Bar. However, whereas the Meebo Bar offers one-on-one chats with people in your social graph, Envolve offers group chats with people viewing the same website.

Envolve is founded by James Tamplin and Andrew Lee. Tamplin and Lee have been working together for over two years and previously created SendMeHome.com, a lost-and-found service, which sold to Canadian competitor TrackItBack in February this year.

http://www.envolve.com/

Virtual Language Website Translation Tool

January 10th, 2010


As more and more people across the globe get Internet access, the value of website translation increases exponentially. If you don’t offer quality translation of your website, you are closing the door to millions of potential visitors/customers.

Virtual Language Website Translation Tool from Virtual-Language.org is a simple widget that you can add to your website, that when clicked, will present the user with a list of over 50 languages that you can have the website translated into. Each language option has a country flag associated with it for easy identification.

Virtual-Language.org uses Google Translate for its translation widget.

There are 24 translate button styles available to choose from.

The Virtual Language Website Translation Tool is a free resource that will open your website or blog to a whole world of visitors. Choose between our basic Translation button or the Translator button with visitor stats, which will provide you with valuable data to help you analyze traffic and improve your website’s performance with multilingual visitors. Both versions are free, and easy to install.

Virtual-Language.org also offers a Translator button with visitor stats. (this service requires FREE account creation)

http://www.virtual-language.org/

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