Snapchat is celebrating Vishwa Hindi Divas, or World Hindi Day, to commemorate the anniversary of the primary World Hindi Convention that was held in Nagpur on January 10, 1975. The convention noticed 122 delegates from 30 nations take part in flagging off a world try to advertise Hindi language worldwide.
This yr, Snapchat is marking the day with a ‘Be taught Hindi’ lens that has been designed by Atit Kharel who’s an Official Lens Creator at Snap. Kharel is a digital creator from Nepal who makes use of augmented actuality (AR) on Snap’s Lens Studio. Kharel is himself obsessed with studying the language and determined to create a lens that enables others to additionally get acquainted with it.
The ‘Be taught Hindi’ lens makes use of Augmented Actuality and machine studying to recognixe objects and translate their names into Hindi in real-time.
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All Snapchatters must do is to level their cameras at an object to scan it, and the lens will mechanically show the English and Hindi names, together with a phonetic transcription of the phrase to assist with pronunciation.
The lens can establish 1,000 totally different objects and translate their names to Hindi permitting Snapchatters to be taught the language, one phrase at a time.
“The thought behind launching the lens was to make studying Hindi enjoyable and simple – particularly for brand new learners. I used to be at all times fascinated by Augmented Actuality and Snapchat lenses. I knew about Lens Studio proper after its launch and needed to attempt to create one thing helpful and got here up with the concept of a lens that helps you earn Hindi. It’s very easy to make use of and intensely helpful,” Kharel mentioned.
You’ll find the lens on Snapchat by looking out “Be taught Hindi”. Joyful studying!