At I/O 2018 Google had showcased its latest innovations and efforts in artificial intelligence and augmented reality and more. The search giant has also hinted about a major update to Google Lens. It is an image recognition tool that can provide contextual suggestions for objects that users can scan with their camera. The company had also announced that a major update to Google Lens. This update will provide some new feature to the app. The new update will also make the Lens app to have direct integration with the camera. At the event, there was also some announcements about the real-time detection and smart text selection for the app. Now, these features have begun rolling out for the users.
More about the new updates of Google Lens:
The new updates will provide users slick ability to copy text from the real world. Now users can easily copy text from documents onto their smartphone’s clipboard. This feature will work after the user taps on the text, then the viewfinder will help Lens to recognize any words. After that, the user can tap and hold on the words to bring up the usual copy/paste dialog. This is how it will work.
After that, there is another new functionality that will passively surface anchor points of information in user’s viewfinder. To use this feature the user doesn’t even need to activate it. The user has to simply tap on the anchor when it pops up to instantly reveal the object/subject information in question. The last of the Lens new feature is the ability to identify objects and clothing with a similar style. Now if the user will point their camera at a particular table or cloth they will find one with a similar style.