This AI-based algorithm app uses Google's Machine Learning, which can identify and give instant information about artwork, barcodes, books, buildings and landmarks.
For instance, if you've snapped a business card, you'll be able to upload the person's details directly into your contacts.
Mountain View search giant Google has announced that its Lens object identification platform is now rolling out to all Android users. Google is adamant that this release is exclusively for developers at this point, so we don't suggest that you try downloading images right this instant to install on your personal Android device.
Select phones will also get a Google Lens integration with the Assistant and this will mostly include the flagships from Samsung, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Sony and HMD. However, Google Lens will not work on everything, at least in India.
However, Google's expansion game has been playing out well as the market remains excited by the practical Lens tool in Google Photos, allowing Android users to have a taste of the AI-powered image recognition app.
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Do you think Google Lens is a useful feature? The feature was initially available only to Google's own smartphone series Pixel.
This Google Lens' integration is finally rolled out with an update of the Google Photos app.
Powered by AI, Google Lens can do many things like scanning business cards, bar codes, identifying objects or monuments, finding book reviews, etc., in real-time.
Once you've downloaded the app, you'll need to take a photo - just use your normal camera app. Try to explore things around you and tell us your experience in the comments.