Google rolls out Lens functionality for desktop web, uses OCR to recognise text

Google Lens, an image recognition technology developed by Google, is coming to Google Photos on the desktop web, as per the latest report. With this, Google Photos will be able to identify text through the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) functionality of Lens on the web. Right now, Google Lens is available in Image Search and Photos on mobile and is integrated across Android. Continue reading “Google rolls out Lens functionality for desktop web, uses OCR to recognise text”

Google I/O 2019: AR in Google Search, Google Lens on Google Go, New Google Lens features and more

Google I/O 2019 is ongoing now and we are seeing new announcements from Google. Google kicked off the event with new feature announcements in Google Search and Google Lens that use the camera, computer vision and augmented reality (AR) to overlay information and content onto the user’s physical surroundings

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Xiaomi integrates Google Lens into MIUI Camera App

Google, at I/O 2017 unveiled Google Lens with the ability to identify objects and, and at I/O 2018 it announced that Lens will be available directly in the camera app on supported devices from various OEMs including LG, Motorola, Xiaomi, HMD/Nokia and OnePlus. Continue reading “Xiaomi integrates Google Lens into MIUI Camera App”

Google app for iOS finally gets Google Lens visual search

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Google Lens visual search feature is finally rolling out to the Google app for iOS. Google Lens for iOS landed through Google Photos app. The new visual implementation in the Google app features a live viewfinder instead of adding a photo from camera rolls or snap a picture.  Continue reading “Google app for iOS finally gets Google Lens visual search”

Google rolls out support for Lens in Google Images

Google Lens Preview

Google has announced users can use Lens to search for information in an image like a landmark in a travel photo or wallpaper in a stylish room.  Similar to Lens in the Google Assistant and Google Photos, Lens in Google Images identify things within an image you might want to learn about and shows you similar ones. Continue reading “Google rolls out support for Lens in Google Images”

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL said to feature real-time ‘Google Lens Suggestions’ in Camera

Google will officially unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 9th, but before the launch, we already know most of the details that are there to know about the flagships. However, Google Camera on the upcoming Pixel 3 series said to have a setting called ‘Google Len Suggestions; and according to a new leak, the Google camera on the Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL might gain support for real-time Google Lens analysis of images. Continue reading “Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL said to feature real-time ‘Google Lens Suggestions’ in Camera”

Google Camera update brings Google Lens integration to Pixel and Nexus phones

Google Camera

Google is rolling out a new update to its Camera application bringing the version number to 5.2.025, and this brings the much talked Google Lens integration to Pixel and Nexus phones. At the I/O 2018, Google showcased the Lens integration directly into the camera app, and OEMs like Sony, Motorola, OnePlus have started implementing it already, and now Google’s own Pixel and Nexus are getting it.  Continue reading “Google Camera update brings Google Lens integration to Pixel and Nexus phones”

Google Lens is now available as a standalone app on the Play Store

Google Lens from the date it was announced refrained itself within the camera app and Assistant, and today Google has finally launched it as a standalone app on the PlayStore. This way you can now access Lens feature even if your phone doesn’t currently offer it. The Google Lens app offers exactly same functionality as it does anywhere else.  Continue reading “Google Lens is now available as a standalone app on the Play Store”

Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact camera get Google Lens integration

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Sony today announced that Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact camera  now has Google Lens integration. ‘Google Lens’ is Google’s flagship product that understands your environment by scanning things you point at it and return relevant information. The feature is available out-of-the-box for XZ2 Premium. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact camera get Google Lens integration”

Google Lens real-time detection, redesigned UI and more now rolling out

Google Lens Preview

Google at the I/O 2018 showcased a bunch of new features including the real-time detection which is the ability to identify and add interactive elements to objects that you want information about. This new feature is now rolling out along with a redesigned interface with white U.I. Continue reading “Google Lens real-time detection, redesigned UI and more now rolling out”

Google Lens now available in camera app, gets smart text selection, real-time results and more

Google Lens

Not everything we want to know or should know is available online; sometimes the answers are in the real world right in front of us. Much like for everything, Google even has a way through this; the ‘Google Lens’ which it had introduced back at the Pixel event last October. Continue reading “Google Lens now available in camera app, gets smart text selection, real-time results and more”

Google Lens in Assistant and Photos can now detect cat and dog breeds

 

Google Lens Preview

Google made an announcement that the Lens in both Assistant and Photos would get new features like improved support for recognizing animals and this ability to detect cat and dog breeds is now rolling out to users. Earlier Google was only able to generically reply with “looks like a cat.”  Continue reading “Google Lens in Assistant and Photos can now detect cat and dog breeds”

Google Lens coming to more Android and iOS devices [Update: Now rolling out to iOS devices in Google Photos]

Update 2: As promised, Google has started rolling out the Lens feature through Google Photos for iOS devices as well. You just need to update the app to version 3.15.0 via the App Store. It is rolling out in batches from today and will reach everyone by next week.

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Google Lens update now rolling out for Pixel and Pixel XL through photos app

Google Lens Preview

Google Lens which was showcased at the Google I/O back in May and was demoed at the Pixel event earlier this month was one of the many announcements that caught the attention of many. With some room for further improvement, Google Lens is an interesting feature to have on smartphones. Now, it seems like the update is being rolled out to the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL through Google Photos app.

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Google Assistant now lets you type, adds new languages, to get Google Lens visual AI intelligence

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Today at the Google I/O, Scott Huffman, vice president of engineering for search announced that Google Assistant on phone will now let you type, in addition to voice commands. Google Assistant will also get history within the conversation soon so that you can see what you’ve previously asked. Continue reading “Google Assistant now lets you type, adds new languages, to get Google Lens visual AI intelligence”