12 August FRA App of Frankfurt Airport Has a New Feature: The Sign Translator! 1 MIN READ August 12, 2015 By Gina Wurms general posts |travel and transportation|, |use case| 0 The FRA App of Frankfurt Airport, created by infsoft got an update these days.The new version 2.4 now has an integrated sign translator. Travelers can scan the signage, which is in English and German, and their smartphone app will translate it into Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean or Spanish. The functionality is based on a free Google library. It runs directly on the smartphone so that data volume is being saved. It filters out only the relevant text from the signage and compares it with the database in which all possible signs are saved. The sign translator is very tolerant: It is sufficient when only 50 per cent of the letters are detected. Instead of a big picture, only a text of some kilobyte is sent to the server. This procedure reduces the response time extremely. Read the complete article in the press section. Get the white paper for free Great introduction to the topic of indoor positioning Download Related Articles Mobile Shopping Solutions at Airports and Railway Stations – Two Use Cases from Our Clients Mobile shopping solutions at airports and railway stations – read two use cases from our clients Frankfurt Airport and SBB. Read More Location-Based Services and Indoor Navigation in Airports Learn more about location-based services and indoor navigation in airports - solutions by infsoft. Read More Digital Technologies Improve Travels by Air – what Passengers Wish for The travel chain is becoming more and more digital. A recent study by Bitkom focuses on the question, which digital services passengers desire. Read more about it and learn about the features which the Frankfurt Airport App already offers. Read More How to Configure and Install Beacons Correctly How to configure and install beacons correctly - read our hints for creating a successful IPS. Read More UWB: Two Localization Techniques in Comparison When using Ultra-wideband, there are two types of localization techniques - Time Difference of Arrival (TDoA) and Two Way Ranging (TWR). Read More Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation Using Wi-Fi Positioning using GPS does not work reliably inside buildings as there is no visual contact with the GPS satellites. A good alternative is indoor positioning using Wi-Fi. An additional advantage compared to GPS is the possibility to determine the current floor level. Read More Comments are closed.