"IU", The World's First Offline/Online 20 Languages Translating Device

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Intelligent Group Ltd Taiwan Branch (CEO: Austin Yang) has started a crowdfunding for his multi-language-translation-device "IU" in Kickstarter. This hand-size machine is "IU", The World's First Offline/Online 20 Languages Translating Device.

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The world's first offline English/Chinese translator with over 20 languages available for translation when online! The world’s smallest, and most lightweight device yet, “IU” begins crowdfunding on Kickstarter offering low prices to early customers.

The world's smallest and lightest Translation Device "IU" succeeded 470,000USD crowdfunding in Japan.

IU Global begins sales on Kickstarter with their world-first device that delivers over 20 readily translatable languages, as well as the world's first offline English to Chinese and vice versa translation device.

IU is a translation device that fits into the palm of your hand and allows you to talk with anyone around the world without need to know their native language. It currently boasts over 20 different translatable languages. It’s the worlds smallest and most lightweight device that allows you to translate very popular languages such as English, Chinese, Korean, French, Italian and many, many more. Not only this, but the special thing about this device is that it also has the ability to translate English and Chinese whilst offline.

-Offline translation capabilities-
English / Chinese
*There are plans for Japanese to be added to this list by December of 2018.

-Online translation capabilities-
Arabic / Greek / Danish / Dutch / French / German / Korean / Indonesian / Chinese / Italian / English / Japanese / Vietnamese / Russian / Spanish / Swedish / Hindi / Taiwanese / Portuguese / Cantonese / Turkish/

Moving forward with their overseas sales of the device, from July 2018. sales on Kickstarter will begin. Other than translation, the device can be used for things such as calls or as a portable Bluetooth speaker when listening to music or watching videos.

  • Kickstarter IU Project Page

The worlds first offline translation device. It is the smallest and most lightweight device with over 20 available languages! IU, the translation device that fits into the palm of your hand.



1. Before using the device, please download the free “IU” app from your phones app store. (requires registration)

2. After connecting your smartphone via Bluetooth to the IU device, open the app and set up the languages you wish to use. Ensure you set the “I” language to your own language and the “U” language to your partners language.

3. Press down the “I” button until the device beeps, after this you are able to speak to the device. Once you have finished speaking, release the button and the IU device will say your translated sentence.

4. Hand over the IU device to your partner and have them hold down the U button and do the same with what they would like to say.

5. Language settings: To change the language settings, all you have to do is speak to IU. Simply hold both the “I” and “U” buttons down at the same time for 3 seconds. After you do, the device should ask you to select your languages, ensure you keep pressing both the buttons down and say your languages in order of “I” then “U” to the device. If you wanted to set the “I” to English and “U” to Italian, then you would simply say, “English, Italian”. The device will then change the languages accordingly.

-Device Information-

Signal Type: Bluetooth 4.0
Weight: Approx. 34g
Measurements: Φ30x36mm
Power: Lithium battery
Mic: Noise-cancelling dual microphone
Usage time: 5 hours
Required charging time: 1.5 hours (Can differ based on charging method and remaining charge of battery)
Included items: IU device, Micro-USB charging cable, neck strap(black), instructions manual, product warrenty
Compatible OS: iOS 10.0 and above, Android 6.0 and above
Country of origin: Taiwanese

-Contact information-

Intelligent Group Ltd.
E-mail: info@itgsesel.com
Home page: http://i-u.com.tw/en/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IUGLOBAL/

  • Samples can be provided if any media or company require.

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