Facebook has acquired ‘Mobile Technologies’ (Developer of world’s first speech to speech translator app JIBBIGO for iPhone and Android both).

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Mobile Technologies’ founded in 2001, it developed Jibbigo, an app for iPhone and Android. It is world’s first speech-to-speech translator on a phone that runs online and even off-line.

Jibbigo allows you to select from over 25 languages. You can record a sentence or paragraph in that language or alternatively type in some text, and then get a translation displayed on screen and read aloud to you in a language of your choice.

Jibbigo is very useful app for travelers (as they have to face language problems) and for International Health workers.

A status message with full details posted by ‘Tom Stocky’ (Director, Product Management at Facebook) – read below

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This acquisition gives a hint that soon we may have a cross language chat or Graph Search feature in Facebook.