For so long, I’ve wanted to have a pair of sunglasses that could interpret books that I was reading and do searches for me so that I could quickly identify key items and points. The day is getting close. Today’s augmented reality is being ported directly into our mobile phones, with translators, museum interests, and travel augmentations that sit right in your pocket.
This video looks like it’s taken in Amsterdam, but you can see all key tourist information pop up right on the screen.
Here is Word Lens, which is an iPhone app, which will actually translate from Spanish to English, using an on the phone optical character recognition software.
It looks like we almost have those cool Terminator glasses!
I actually found a video of Windows Mobile 5, doing this many years ago. Pretty amazing: