All you have to do is click a picture using Google Goggles
and you'll get every other information that is available on the Web.
was originally an Android app for image recognition searching and is now available within the iOS Google app.
The company also modified Google Goggles
from mobile to the desktop.
With increasing awareness of Google Goggles
, even brands and retailers that never thought they had to compete on price are now finding themselves comparison-shopped, said Nikki Baird, managing partner at Retail Systems Research (RSR) analyst firm.
Bing Vision is the other new feature to be added, and it seems to be a response to the Google Goggles
tool that allows one to search on the web visually instead of via text.
Today so-called augmented reality is already widely available on both iPhones and Android phones through software applications like Google Goggles
A newly updated mobile phone application, called Google Goggles
, uses a phone's camera to capture a picture of any Sudoku puzzle and then sends it back to Google.
Services like Google Maps[TM] Navigation and Google Goggles
are available on Google's Android platform.
Word Lens bears some similarities to Google's own application called Google Goggles
, which lets users take a picture of a phrase and then search the web using that word.
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, a free augmented reality application for Google Android mobile phones, allows people to search for information on anything simply by taking a photo of that object.