The Google Camera feature gets a bunch of new tricks … how it works


Google has revealed several new updates to its Lens that are designed to make it easier for remote shopping and for students to learn at home.

Google Lens is the company’s proprietary image recognition feature that works with your phone’s camera to recognize objects. It connects to Google Assistant and Google’s search database, often displaying augmented reality images.

To use these features, you can open the Google or Chrome app on your Android or iPhone device ($ 585 at the Back Market) and select the Lens icon in the search bar. Here’s what you can do with new tricks once they have them on your phone.

If you’ve discovered a jacket or jacket on Pinterest that you particularly like but don’t seem to know where to buy it, Google can now help. When you tap and hold an image while in Google search applications

Or Chrome on your Android phone, Lens will help you find the item (or similar).

He’ll also suggest ways to style it – like pair it with jeans or other clothing.

Google says this feature will soon be available to iPhone users, as well as Android phone owners.

Shop for cars as if you were at the dealer

Whether you’re too busy to reach the dealer, or feel more comfortable shopping at home, you’ll soon be able to bring your car purchase to your phone, or at least get the jump in the search.

When you search for car in Google app, it will show you AR model of car, how it looks with different colors and details

About cabin technology, such as the dashboard matrix. You can also use augmented reality of Google Lens to “see” the car in the driveway.

Let Google help your kids with their math homework
Whether your children are in the classroom or learning online, homework is still part of everyday life. Google has added a homework icon to its Lens that allows you to use your iPhone or Android phone’s camera to take a picture of anything a student needs help with.

For example, if your child needs help with a math equation, Google Lens will show step-by-step instructions on how to complete the problem. Lens can also help children read if they are having difficulty pronouncing a word.

For more Google advice, check out this new Google Maps tool that tells you just how busy places are before you go, you can now play ringtone in your phone and Google will find it. Plus, check out the seven hidden Gmail features we found.


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