Globili app translates signs, menus at Disney World parks; more than 100 languages supported

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Free smartphone app uses location to provide nearby signs, menus in user’s language

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“The Globili model makes it a seamless addition to the theme park experience.”

Globili, a free smartphone app and multilingual mobile communications service, will be available to translate the signs and menus in Disney World’s four theme parks, catering to more than 100 languages, starting Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Launched at the 2012 World Choir Games hosted in Cincinnati, Globili is now a significant tool for users in addition to event marketers and venues alike.

As the former managing director for Cincinnati’s notable Fountain Square, Globili Co-Founder Bill Donabedian witnessed countless non-English speaking guests struggle to read signs. The idea behind Globili was born: Combine a sign’s GPS coordinates with translated content.

“International tourists are a major component of the Disney World visitor profile,” says Donabedian. “The Globili model makes it a seamless addition to the theme park experience.”

Users can download the free app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play. As they walk through the parks they can see their location and nearby signs, and click on the image of a sign to read it in their preferred language.

Globili depends on the feedback and participation of its users for continued expansion.

“It’s so easy for individuals, businesses and communities to contribute signs and menus,” said Donabedian. “We think it’s only a matter of time until every sign and menu is easily translated to create a new and improved visitor experience in venues worldwide.”

For more information and a complete list of languages supported, visit http://www.globili.com.

About Globili
Globili LLC is a software company based in Milford, Ohio. Leveraging smart devices, Globili’s patented technology turns static contents such as signs and menus into dynamic content that can be understood in over 100 languages. Visit http://www.globili.com to learn more.

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