Google Lens coming to Android devices with Google Photos

Google Lens coming to Android devices with Google Photos

Google Lens coming to Android devices with Google Photos

Those phones got Oreo, but when P comes out in August or September they will be nearly three years old, so what Google is doing is at least consistent with its own policy. Google reported this new addition as "display cutout support", and it enables developers to work with the notch for testing the working of their app on Android phone.

Before continuing with this article, we must make it very clear that this version of Android P is aimed at application developers so it is not known for sure if the announced changes will reach the final version.

Google was expected to offer the Android P developer preview download this month and that is precisely what the company has done today.

I had some time to test out Google Lens feature on the Pixel 2 XL, and it seemed like a more advanced version of the Google Goggles app that the company had come out with much before Lens. This should open up new capabilities for apps, so that they can access streams simultaneously from two or more cameras. Devices are now also able to subscribe to different update channels thanks to the new APIs that have been added to UpdateManager. To begin the aspect of the notifications, it will change as smart responses could arrive, similar to those we have seen in Gmail.

How notifications will appear from messaging apps on Android P with option to display images and suggested replies in notifications shade itself.

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The Android P developer preview includes an easy way to simulate a cutout on any device it's being run on.

Android P also comes with the Neural Networks API in Android 8.1 to accelerate on-device machine learning. "As of now, Google has rolled out 9 themes - "Valentine's Day", "They Grow Up So Fast", "Meow Movie", "Doggie Movie", "Selfie movie", "Smiles of 2017", Mother's Day Movie", "Father's Day Movie" and "In Loving Memory". For instance, if a device has dual camera setup, innovative features can be created like seamless zoom, bokeh, stereo vision, etc.

However, now, thanks to a recent update, all Android users now have access to Google Lens.

The rollout of this new feature would mean, development of many indoor navigations apps from the developers to incorporate this new feature for better mapping capabilities.

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