iQamous (Qamous meaning Dictionary in Arabic) is the first Arabic translation application that uses text recognition, optimal character recognition technology (OCR) and augmented reality to identify English printed text and instantly translate words into Arabic on the device’s screen.
iQamous uses built-in cameras on smartphones to quickly recognize English text, such as that found in a sign, on a product or a menu, and then translate and display the words in Arabic language on your smartphones screen, eliminating the need to manually type in the text. The words are shown in the original context on the original background instantly, and the translation is performed in real-time without connection to the internet.
iQamous has a unique value in the market and especially in the Middle East. Our app breaks the language barrier by giving Arabic speakers the ability to understand the use of English on products, signs and surroundings. The app also proves useful when traveling abroad, allowing Arab travelers the advantage of instant transl