September 6, 2022

Pocketalk Introduces Mobile App for Conversational Translations Wherever You Go

App Converts Phone or Tablet into Two-Way Translation Device, with Access to 82 Languages at Your Fingertips

It’s the most common question we get asked on our social media channels. Why not just turn Pocketalk into an app? So, we did! Pocketalk is excited to introduce the Pocketalk App, our first mobile app, which enables use of a phone or tablet for fast, reliable translation.

The cloud based Pocketalk App translates 82 languages, supporting a global need for accessible translation solutions. It provides subscribers access to the most accurate conversational translations whenever they use the app on their phone or tablet. Easy to download on any iOS or Android device, the Pocketalk App translates conversations up to three times faster than other translation technologies all at an affordable price.

“There’s never been a greater need for accurate, fast, and accessible translations that bridge the language divide,” said Noriyuki Matsuda, Founder and CEO, Sourcenext Corporation and Pocketalk. “The Pocketalk App contributes to a deeper understanding of people and different cultures, all at one’s fingertips, and meets a need for people to more easily communicate with each other anywhere in the world.”

Why did we create the Pocketalk App?

  • As a global company with an eye on the future, we recognize that stronger communication is critical to bringing us closer together. Effective, accessible and affordable translation solutions are needed to help bridge communication gaps and better connect our global community.
  • We designed Pocketalk App to help strengthen relationships, remove communication barriers, and provide an efficient, affordable translation solution anywhere in the world.

How does the Pocketalk App work?

First, go to the App Store or Google Play, and select “Pocketalk App” and download to your preferred mobile device. Once the Pocketalk App is downloaded on a mobile device, select the language you want to speak in and language you’d like to translate to. Then, hold down the “translate” on your screen and speak to activate. As you speak, the app will translate to text in the language you’ve asked it to translate to. Additional app features include:

  • One-button translation for simpler translations in fewer steps
  • Text-to-translate camera, which allows your phone or tablet camera to instantly recognize and translate digital text, written words, and signs
  • Conversion feature, which computes exchanges for currency, length, width and temperature

Which mobile devices are compatible with the Pocketalk App?

The Pocketalk App is compatible with any Android or iOS mobile device, including phones and tablets.

How does the Pocketalk App differ from existing translation offerings?

  • Its intuitive degree of accuracy and efficiency in translation allows for a more natural, conversational flow.
  • It translates conversations up to three times faster than other translation technologies and apps.
  • Similar to other Pocketalk solutions, the Pocketalk App can translate up to 82 world languages, up to 50% more than most other translation technologies.

Can I use the Pocketalk App offline?

No. An internet connection is required using Wi-Fi, mobile data, or a personal hotspot. That’s because Pocketalk relies on robust language engines and cutting-edge cloud technologies to carry out its highly accurate translations.

Can the Pocketalk App translate long sentences?

The Pocketalk App is designed for conversations. Speak the way you normally do, in full sentences, not statements. Pocketalk can handle up to 30 seconds of speaking per translation.

How much does the Pocketalk App cost?

The Pocketalk App is available for purchase in the App store and Google Play for $2.99 monthly or $29.99 annually and provides subscribers a connection anywhere they go in the world.