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Quest Visual, a company that makes the impressive Word Lens app that translates words on signs that you capture with your device’s camera, is now owned by Google. In a statement on its website, Quest Visual said that it’s jump to Google will allow it to “incorporate Quest Visual's technology into Google Translate's broad language coverage and translation capabilities in the future.” That’s good news for any Google user with a smartphone, to be sure, but it’s more exciting when you consider that Word Lens is an app for Google Glass, too. Cool, huh? A HUD platform like Glass is a perfect application for a tool like Word Lens. You can look at a sign in (currently)... Read more...