Lens can also be summoned from the Google search engine. The icon appears right next to the camera icon.
The features available in Google Lens
The first option on the list is translate. Here it is enough to press on the photo of a text (or point to a text), choose Lens and within the menu, the alternative that says “translate”, indicating to which language you want to convert the text. After a few seconds, the system will return the result. Then you can choose to copy the text to have it available in any document.
The option text allows you to copy and paste the content, to have it available in a notepad, an email or wherever. This can be useful if you want to retrieve content from an image: be it a fragment of a song, a restaurant menu, a book, an essay, etc.
You can also choose the option “listen”. In that case the system will read the content of the photographed text. This option is interesting, especially for people with visual disabilities.
This alternative, as its name indicates, causes artificial intelligence to read the photo and search for information linked to that image on the web. The related data will depend on the analyzed photograph. The name of the photographed building could be obtained; points of reference; data on species or breeds (if an animal was photographed); summaries or reviews (if it is the image of a book), etc.
4) Math and other homework
lenses too allows you to solve mathematical equations as well as questions about history, science, computers, etc. To activate this alternative, click on the “task” option.
In mathematical queries, it is necessary to clarify that in some cases you will see not only the result but also the step by step, which is very interesting to learn.
In the event that it is a question on some other topic, the system will return a highlighted answer and many other associated results.
this tool allows you to scan an object in a physical or virtual store, and compare prices, search for similar artifacts in other businesses, and even filter the information according to different parameters.
It is also possible to scanr the barcode of a product so that the search can be done with greater precision.
Please note that Shopping results are available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Spain, United States, Philippines, United States , Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.
The option places used to identify the name of a site. The image is simply analyzed and the search engine will return results on the photographed place. This is especially interesting when doing tourism because you will be able to know information about monuments, historical cities, museums and much more.
With this tool you can get everything from the name of the dish to the ingredients to prepare it or the places where can you find that food. Ideal for when a last minute craving arises and you don’t exactly remember the name of that dish that was enjoyed so much.