We’re bring Lens to the Assistant in a few months. Sharpening the UI a bit and ensuring that the assistant specific attributes function well.
— Rajan Patel (@rajanpatel) October 20, 2017
Judging by the tweet, it appears to be like Lens is in the quite conclude stages of its growth, and a “few weeks” time must put its launch somewhere concerning early November and December. We’ll let you know when we study far more.
Again at Google I/O 2017 in May, the enterprise formally declared Google Lens, a new app that would let people just take pics and get facts about the matter of those visuals via Google Assistant. Now, the enterprise confirmed that its new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones will be the initially to have a preview variation of Google Lens.
Google will roll out an update to both equally Assistant and its Photos app for those telephones afterwards this 12 months that will include the Lens attribute. Google confirmed off how Lens will function in a few demos, together with a way for people to get facts about a book just by getting a picture of it.
Talking of the Pixel digicam, Google also confirmed off a quantity of augmented fact attributes that will be provided with the new Pixel 2 telephones at the celebration. Customers will be able to include animated AR stickers to videos and pics. Some of them will be primarily based on attributes these kinds of as the NBA, Saturday Evening Stay, and Netflix’s Stranger Things. In the demo, we noticed an AR sticker primarily based on that show’s major monster, the Demogorgon, as if it was on phase. The demo then extra a sticker of the mysterious Eleven, and the AR stickers reacted to each and every other in the demo, as the Demogorgon went back again to the Upside Down via Eleven’s powers.
Star Wars admirers will be happy to know that AR stickers primarily based on the movie collection will be released in December, just in time for the launch of Episode VIII: The Final Jedi, to theaters.