Can your Mobile Camera only click photos- Here find three useful things your mobile phone camera can do for you
When you buy a mobile phone the first thing you ask is how much mega pixel camera does it have. The simple reason for your query is you need a mobile camera that can have the best of photos and your selfies. But a mobile camera can do more of useful things apart from snapping pictures. All you need is few apps that can work as an assistant for the mobile camera to be more productive. Here are the three useful things that a phone camera can do for you.
It can help in translating a language
When travelling to another city or country or even at your own place you find some foreign language signboard or text you can easily read it by translating it with your mobile camera. All you need is to have Google Translate App for your iPhone or Android and get an instant translation done by your camera. From the front page of the app, tap on the camera icon and away you go. You don’t get access to as many languages as the text part of the app does (29 vs 103) but it’s still cool to have, and you can load up a previously snapped picture too. Also apps like TextGrabber and Translator and WayGo app work in a similar way for both Androids and iOS devices.
It can help in scanning your documents
You must have seen this often that people use mobile camera as a scanner. This is a cool feature and you can also upload documents to the cloud for safekeeping, convert them into editable text, or just use it as a handy tool when you want to memorize your train or air ticket or may be a bill number for your purchase at the grocery. You can use the following apps like Evernote’s Scannable which works for iPhone or Windows, Google Drive for Android CamScanner for Android and Scanbot that works well for iPhone too
It helps you to look at stars and enjoy astronomy
You can use your mobile camera with augmented reality or mixed reality apps. Install app like SkyView for Android or iPhone point your phone camera up at the sky, and you can pick out stars, constellations and more without the aid of a telescope. There are many star gazing apps like Wikitude or Blippar both work well with Android and iOS phones.
Any other things you can do with your mobile camera?