Using the multilingual speech translation engine developed by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), VoiceTra+ covers 21 different languages.
We hope that this application will be a useful way for you to make your trip more enjoyable!
- The languages which support speech input and speech output are as follows:
- The Languages which support translation are as follows:
Languages which support text entry are those written above for which there is keyboard support on the Android.
If a required font cannot be found in the device, characters may not be properly displayed.
The two ways of speaking include placing the device near your ear as if you are talking on the phone or pressing the microphone icon in the lower section of the screen and speaking.
1) Placing the device near your ear and speaking
This is only possible when using a phone which has a proximity sensor. When using other devices, please use method 2 below.
Place the device near your ear as if you are talking on the phone.
Please begin speaking when the phone finishes vibrating. When you are finished speaking, please take the phone away from your ear.
When the phone is taken away from your ear, the following results are displayed in order from the top.
2) Pressing the microphone icon and speaking
Press the microphone icon located in the lower section and please begin speaking.
When you are finished speaking, please press the OK button. The results are displayed in order.
Please touch the pencil button on the left to enter text for direct translation. A text entry screen will appear. Please switch the keyboard to match the specified input language and enter the text with the keyboard you would like to translate.
Speech Recognition Results:
What you said. By touching the recognition results (single-tap), editing can be performed.
Reverse Translation Results:
If the sentence here has the same meaning, the translation is accurate.
The translated results of what you said.
Holding your finger on the translation result will enable it to be copied.
If you wish to change languages, please touch the text for a language. Doing so will display the language selection screen. When bi-directional translation is possible, the input language and translation language can be swapped by pressed the button located between two languages.
Playback is performed for languages which have speech output. Languages which have speech output are indicated with the device icon that has a speech balloon.
The replay of translation results can be performed by pressing the playback button located to the left of the results.
Please turn your device vibration function on when using this application. On the device in which use is intended, open "Settings," then go to "Sound." On that screen, please confirm whether or not the "Vibration" settings under both "Silent" and "Ring" are set to ON.
Please be advised that some functions, or the application itself, may become unavailable if the server is down.
The customer is responsible for any communication fees resulting from the use of this application. Please be aware that international roaming fees may be expensive.
Saved data may be used for the improvement of translation technology.
VoiceTra is a registered trademark of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology.