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A wearable Text-Reading Device

Finger Reader is a wearable technology device that is designed to help people with visual impairments read printed text. It is a small, portable device that fits over the fingertip and is worn like a ring. The Finger Reader uses a camera and advanced text recognition technology to scan text and read it aloud to… Continue reading A wearable Text-Reading Device

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Swype, a living keyboard

Swype is a virtual keyboard software application for touchscreen devices. It was developed by Nuance Communications and was first released in 2002. Swype is known for its ability to allow users to input text by "swiping" their finger across the virtual keyboard, rather than tapping on individual keys. This can make typing on a touchscreen… Continue reading Swype, a living keyboard

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Translingo Voice

Translingo Voice is a universal translator app that is designed to translate text or speech from one language to another in real-time. It is available for iOS and Android devices. Some of the features that Translingo Voice offers include: Real-time translation: Translingo Voice is designed to translate text or speech in real-time, as it is… Continue reading Translingo Voice

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Scrubly – clean up your address book

Scrubly is a tool that helps users clean up their address book and remove duplicate, outdated, or incorrect contact information. It is a cloud-based service that allows users to import their address book from various sources, including Gmail, Outlook, and others, and then scan it for errors and duplicates. Scrubly uses advanced algorithms and machine… Continue reading Scrubly – clean up your address book

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Duolingo!

Duolingo is a language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam. The platform is designed to make learning a new language enjoyable and rewarding, using gamification elements such as points and rewards to motivate learners. Duolingo offers a range of language courses for English speakers… Continue reading Duolingo!

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WebCorp – web as corpus

WebCorp is a collection of tools and resources that allow users to analyze and explore the vast amount of linguistic data available on the web. It provides a platform for researchers and students to study language use in a wide range of contexts, including social media, blogs, news articles, and other online sources. WebCorp allows… Continue reading WebCorp – web as corpus

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Pleco software – easy Chinese?

Pleco is a software company that produces Chinese language learning and reference tools, including a popular mobile app called Pleco Chinese Dictionary. The Pleco Chinese Dictionary app is a comprehensive Chinese-English dictionary that includes features such as handwriting recognition, optical character recognition (OCR), and audio pronunciation. It also includes a variety of study aids, such… Continue reading Pleco software – easy Chinese?

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Visual dictionary app by Pons

PONS is a company that produces language learning resources, including dictionaries and other reference materials. They offer a visual dictionary app that allows users to look up words and see illustrations and photos to help understand their meanings. With the PONS Picture Dictionary you can view, listen to and learn words, translations, images and audio files.… Continue reading Visual dictionary app by Pons

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Whispersync for Voice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07rL8Bze-PY Whispersync for Voice is a feature offered by Amazon that allows users to switch between reading a book and listening to an audiobook version without losing their place. The feature works by synchronizing the user's place in the book between the Kindle e-reader and the Audible audiobook app. This allows users to switch between… Continue reading Whispersync for Voice

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iTranslate Voice!

iTranslate Voice is a mobile app developed by iTranslate that allows users to translate spoken language in real-time. The app uses voice recognition technology to translate spoken words and phrases into a different language, which can be spoken out loud by the app or displayed as written text. iTranslate Voice is available for iOS and… Continue reading iTranslate Voice!