January 09, 2013
Qualcomm to Add Text Recognition Technology to Vuforia Platform
By Christopher Mohr, TMCnet Contributing Writer
On Tuesday, Qualcomm (News - Alert) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries will add support to the Vuforia platform to provide real-time text recognition for smartphone and tablet cameras.
The release of this technology in the spring will give software developers the ability to build educational applications that interact with physical objects. They’ll also have the ability to leverage the technology to provide another method of data entry.
Sesame Workshop (News - Alert), the not-for-profit entity that produces Sesame Street and other children’s educational television programming, has developed Big Birds Words, the first application to use Vuforia’s text recognition technology... Read More