At its annual Google for India event in New Delhi today, the company today announced it’s adding support for Indic language translation through Google Lens.
You can scan a sign through Google Lens and it’ll show you translated text in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, or Telugu. With this feature, you can also listen to the translated text. Plus, you can also tap on any of the translated words to trigger a Google search.
This feature is quite useful when you’re in a region where you might not recognize signs or menus in local languages. It’s available to all users in India using Google Lens for Android or iOS.
Google said users in India have used Lens for more than half a billion times since it launched in the country two years ago.