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AT&T’s New Mobile Translation Service Works Via Text Messages

Excerpt from GigaOm

Jun 26, 2014 6:00 am

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Translations accessible via text rather than app could be easier for some travelers and set the service apart from the growing number of mobile translation services.

— Samantha Shankman

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An interesting new Spanish and Chinese translation service called Muuzii has made its way to AT&T’s 2G network. Unlike other app-based translators, Muuzii performs its translations using the most basic data channel on the phone: SMS.

Subscribers simply type an English phrase in a text message and send it to a Muuzii short code, and get back a Spanish or Chinese translation (depending on which language you register for).

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