Google Lens: real-time answers to questions about the world around you

December 12, 2018

There’s so much information available online, but many of the questions we have are about the world right in front of us.That’s why we started working on Google Lens, to put the answers right where the questions are, and let you do more with what you see.Last year, we introduced Lens in Google Photos and the Assistant. People are already using it to answer all kinds of questions especially when they’re difficult to describe in a search box, like “what type of dog is that?” or “what’s that building called?”Today at Google I/O, we announced that Lens will now be available directly in the camera app on supported devices from LGE, Motorola, Xiaomi, Sony Mobile, HMD/Nokia, Transsion, TCL, OnePlus, BQ, Asus, and of course the Google Pixel. We also announced three updates that enable Lens to answer more questions, about more things, more quickly:

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