, a mobile app for Android phones and iPhones, searches for images taken with a mobile device.
And technologies like Google Goggles
show how computers are starting to be capable of seeing, and identifying, real-world objects.
The glasses will send data to the cloud and then use things like Google Latitude to share location, Google Goggles
to search images and figure out what is being looked at, and Google Maps to show other things nearby, the Google employee said.
The newest version of Slovoed dictionaries integrates next-generation Google features, such as Google Goggles
and Google Voice Search, as well as Paragon's own PenReader handwriting recognition tool, which allows users to enter search text in their own handwriting.
Blippar isn't alone in offering image recognition - apps including Google Goggles
and Layar Vision are also on the market - but Mitra says his business's focus on marketing sets Blippar apart.
The result has been a torrent of innovations, from the stunning Google Earth to Google Goggles
- the new smartphone app that allows users to search the web with photographs instead of key words.
Or rather I would leave it to Google Goggles
to do it for me.
Word Lens has some simi larit ies with Google Goggles
, which lets users take a picture of a phrase and then search the web for it.
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Then there's Google Goggles
, which we've recently announced -- you can take a picture with your mobile, and then Google will go search for that in the image database.
The founders of Plink, Mark Cummins and James Philbin, will join Google to work on its visual search engine project Google Goggles
Download an app such as Layar (for either an iPhone or an Android phone) and Google Goggles
(not surprisingly, available only on Android phones).