Google: Visual Search

Captions added to images, pulled from the page title tag

Google Images search results continue to evolve — from the rollout of badges last summer to the related searches box this past December and the removal of the “view image” and “search by image” buttons last month. Google has been rapidly expanding visual search features. Beginning today, Google Images results will now include captions for …

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Google Lens comes to Android devices through the side door — Google Photos

Sometimes I forget that Google Lens is there. But when I remember and use it, it works surprisingly well — depending on the object or image being captured. In my experience, it gets things right about 65 to 70 percent of the time. Previously only available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google Lens has …

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Google Lens an impressive start for ‘visual search’

Google Lens has gone live or is about to on Pixel phones in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, India and Singapore (in English). Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been using it extensively and have had mostly positive results — though not always. Currently, Lens can read text (e.g., business cards), identify buildings …

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