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In the video below, you'll see how we use Goggles to take a picture of a German menu and instantly translate the text into English...

2010-02-17

 image scanning OCR text translation
Oxford University is asking for help deciphering ancient Greek texts written on fragments of papyrus found in Egypt. Hundreds of thousands of images have gone on display on a website which encourages armchair archaeologists to help catalogue and translate them. Researchers hope the collective effort will give them a unique insight into life in Egypt nearly 2,000 years ago.

2011-07-26

 archaeology crowdsourcing ancient Egypt ancient Greece text OCR papyrus reading decipher