There’s a new app out from iTranslate that teases the idea of real-time, universal translation better than almost anything before it. It’s called iTranslate Converse, and it’s available on iOS today (and coming to Android this fall).
I’ve had a few days to try a test version of iTranslate Converse. It definitely suffers the same problems as most other translation apps or features do. It doesn’t always accurately recognize what you’re saying, and when it does, there’s a good chance that the translation won’t nail the right context or phrasing.
One-tap use and a clever, simple design
But what the folks at iTranslate have done is develop a fantastic and simple app framework that, as the translation algorithms improve over time, will feel…