PITTSBURGH--(www.jibbigo.com ), today announced the launch of the world’s most advanced all-in-one speech translation tool for travelers. Designed with the international traveler in mind, “Jibbigo Translator” is a free translation app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, enabling unlimited online translations in more than 20 languages and dialects, plus the option to download offline translators for use when traveling overseas or whenever an internet connection is not guaranteed. Users can also download regional bundles of offline translators for multi-country tours.)--Mobile Technologies, LLC, developers of the popular “Jibbigo” speech-to-speech foreign language translation apps (
Supported languages and dialects include: English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Thai, Italian, Portuguese, Danish, Bulgarian, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Catalan, Arabic, Pashto, Filipino/Tagalog, and Esperanto. Additional languages are currently in development.
Jibbigo is the leading developer of speech translation apps for iOS and Android devices, having introduced the world’s first speech translation app in 2009. Jibbigo’s apps leverage advanced speech recognition and machine translation technology developed by Mobile Technologies, LLC, under the direction of founder Dr. Alex Waibel, who is a professor at Carnegie Mellon University in the U.S. and at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. Dr. Waibel is also the Director of the International Center for Advanced Communications Technologies.
Since the launch of Jibbigo for the iPhone in October, 2009, the app has garnered praise for its groundbreaking technology, and is still the only speech translator that can be used offline. In 2010, Apple featured Jibbigo in international television campaigns for the iPhone, and Travel & Leisure magazine named Jibbigo a “Top Travel App.” Due to its unique ability to be used offline, Jibbigo has become an indispensable tool for world travelers, and was recently named #1 Translation App for Overseas Travel by American Express Open Forum.
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About Mobile Technologies, LLC
Mobile Technologies develops speech recognition and language-related technology for a variety of global markets and end users. The company’s “Jibbigo” applications enable iPhones, iPads and Android-based devices to automatically translate spoken foreign language, and are the only mobile speech translators that can be utilized without a cellular or Wi-Fi connection.