Converse

Turn your iPhone into a translation device

#1 Product of the DayAugust 04, 2017

Turn your iPhone into a translation device!

Introducing iTranslate Converse, a revolutionary new speech translation App.

By holding your iPhone upside down you dramatically improve results as well as create a more natural conversation experience. It literally turns your iPhone into the first real translation device.

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  • IvanisawesomeDesigner.
    Pros: 

    Translation works quickly and accurately every time I've tested it with several languages.

    Cons: 

    Absolutely minor; flipping ones phone around can sometimes feel awkward.

    Converse is amazing; I can't wait to use it the next time I travel abroad and don't speak the language. I don't believe the app features an "offline" mode so data roaming costs could hurt your wallet.

    Ivanisawesome has used this product for one month.

Discussion

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Thomas Schranz ⛄️
Hunter
@__tosh · Co-founder & CEO, Blossom
Anyone remembers 🐠 Babelfish from the Hitchhicker's Guide to the Galaxy? They built it.
Alexander Marktl
Maker
@alexmarktl · CEO, iTranslate
Hi, I’m Alex, the CEO of iTranslate (www.itranslate.com) - the global #1 in conversational translation apps. With iTranslate Converse our goal is to make a voice translation App that works in any environment, even when there’s background noise or when you speak fast. By holding your iPhone upside down you dramatically improve results as well as create a more natural conversation experience. It literally turns your iPhone into the first real translation device. Feel free to reach out if there are any questions - we’re happy to answer them!
Bo Wang@bluemonk482 · Researcher, AI, NLP
@alexmarktl I am guessing the translation is based on Google/Microsoft Cloud Translation API?
Adithya Shreshti@adithya · Founder of Startuposphere
@alexmarktl Wow, that's one crazy demo! - This seems to not work on iPhone 5s even though I was able to download the app. Any particular reason why it doesn't work?
Subrahmanya S M@log_tag · Android Developer
@alexmarktl When we can expect Android version? early beta access available?
McCleish Haynes@mccleish_haynes · apps to help enhance
@alexmarktl Does it work without internet access for countries in which internet is not quite reliable?
Engin Saklı@engin_sakli
This is awesome! I tested your app in Turkish voice translation. Working successfully 👍
Alexander Marktl
Maker
@alexmarktl · CEO, iTranslate
@engin_sakli Hi Engin, glad you like it! Thanks for the feedback :)
Liza Schwartz@liza__schwartz · Blonde who likes startups
I like this idea
Alexander Marktl
Maker
@alexmarktl · CEO, iTranslate
@liza__schwartz Hi Liza, glad you like it!
Chad Whitaker@chadwhitaker · Design at Product Hunt
Does this work without an internet connection? This would have been perfect when I was lost in the middle of Costa Rica and only knew 10 words of Spanish 😔
Anthony Painter@a12rj · operations, investor, problem solver
@chadwhitaker offline function would make this app even more valuable than it is