JAKARTA, NNC – Google removes one of their old services for image search, the Google Goggles by August. This service is designed to search by image.
For those who have never heard of Google Goggles, this service is designed to search by image. Goggles can identify images and read QR codes and provide information about the images, if they are in their database.
According to the Android Police page, reported by Antara on Sunday (8/19/2018), Google Goggles for the first time has been updated since 2014, unfortunately containing a farewell.
As of now, a notification appears upon when user tried to install Goggles that it is no longer active, users are then advised to switch to Google Lens.
Google Lens is currently only available on a number of Android-based devices, including Google Pixel, Samsung Note 8 and several cellphone models from Sony.
This smart lens from Google is able to recognize objects in images and provide information about the object, thanks to artificial intelligence embedded in Lens.
Google Goggles has been running since 2009, a number of news pages say this old school application has lost interest in recent years, especially when the use of artificial intelligence is growing