Google is rolling out its Lens beyond its Pixel devices to all Android and iPhone users with Google Photos. Through Google Lens, users can obtain information by simply scanning things/objects through their Android smartphone.
In this image which is of The India Expo Mart Limited, the Google Lens Preview present in Google Photos easily identifies the building and gives me the address as well as Google Map location. The RTT APIs will make use of WiFi access points that are operating with the 802.11mc protocol to triangulate a position to within 1 to 2 meters.
But don't get too excited yet; even if you upgrade your OS and Google Photos, Lens may not immediately appear.
Still, Lens is not flawless, and it will need some time to mature.
Google mentioned the update would happen at the Mobile World Congress but did not mention when users could expect the update this month. This is no doubt thanks to Apple and the manufacturers of Android devices who are choosing to copy that design feature. There is no word about the possible release date. Features like Google Assistant and Google Lens are the next generation of innovations in the present century. With Pixel 2, the search giant integrated stronger AI abilities in the camera's feature.
For example, you are now able to download the Button and LED sample in either Kotlin or Java. Then tap the Google Lens icon in the bottom right corner, and you're good to go. You will be able to use Smart Replies, stickers and images directly from within a notification when responding. Yes, the app works brilliantly with the use of Artificial Intelligence and Google's own algorithms. For now, it can not identify humans. Just to your Google account's My Activity page. (As some commenters noted, it also looks basically like the Patreon logo.) As you scroll up and down, the colors change and the P gets bigger and smaller in a funhouse-like effect.