By pointing your smartphone’s camera at any object you can get information through the Lens technology offered by Google.
The Google I / O 2017 opens with the entry of Sundar Pichai, who just took the stage announces yet another milestone achieved by the ecosystem Android: two billion active devices globally. The first real news is announced Google Lens, an application can recognize any object and acquire information simply framing it with your smartphone camera.
The technology is based on the analysis and the recognition of what is contained in the images by the “Google Assistant” By framing the window of a restaurant or a business, for example, you can see reviews from other users or Web site while pointing the camera at the poster for a concert you can buy tickets to participate. The functionality closely resembles what is offered by Word Lens, to translate real-time road signs with Traslate pointing your smartphone camera.
Although Google did not specify when Google Lens will be officially available for download and installation, the group of Mountain View has hinted as timing for the release is to this extremely short point: Lens Google will “soon” and will also be available also integrated into Google Photos.
In fact it is as if Google would create an augmented reality layer with which to interpret the reality captured by the camera: the interpretation of the images allows you to add information and utilities, managing creatively proximity to anticipate what might be the user’s desire.
The feeling is that the app is an effective element for facilitating many capabilities and many circumstances, simplifying the user experience slightly inclined users installing and learning of a large number of apps: Google Lens is able to make translations, identifying pictures, read codes, automatically improve a photo with problems, and much more. One app for Google entrusts much of the most useful things that a mobile device can offer: Android is the instrument, the platform, the environment to which entrust their daily lives.