Mobile device having human language translation capability with positional feedback

  • US 10,108,612 B2
  • Filed: 11/14/2016
  • Issued: 10/23/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/31/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic device comprising:

  • a touch sensitive screen;

    a detection component configured to detect a change in physical orientation of the electronic device; and

    a translator application configured to;

    in response to the detection component detecting a change in the physical orientation of the electronic device from a first orientation to a second orientation;

    cause translation of a first text of a first language, entered via a first virtual keyboard on the touch sensitive screen, to a first translated text of a second language, the first virtual keyboard comprising characters of the first language; and

    cause display, on the touch sensitive screen, of the first translated text and a second virtual keyboard, the second virtual keyboard comprising characters of the second language; and

    in response to the detection component detecting a change in the physical orientation of the electronic device from the second orientation back to the first orientation;

    cause translation of a second text of the second language, entered via the second virtual keyboard on the touch sensitive screen, to a second translated text of the first language, andcause display, on the touch sensitive screen, of the second translated text and the first virtual keyboard.

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