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8 Amazing Jaw Dropping and Handy uses of Google Goggles

Google goggles is an amazing software by Google Inc which could drop your jaw ! Technically, Google Goggles is a downloadable image recognition application app. But with it’s great usability and features it can do several things more than other traditional image recognition apps or bar-code scanners.

But the face is that many android users are not even aware of the existence of this software. Here we are trying to familarize this software to you, listing 8 of It’s most Amazing, handy and jaw dropping uses of Google goggles.


#1 ) Barcode Scanner ;-

Google Goggles works perfectly as a Barcode scanner.

When shopping offline, it’s helpful to be able to learn more about a product by scanning its barcode. With the new Android version of Google Goggles, scanning barcodes is much faster.

Open Goggles and hover over the barcode or QR code. Within a second the phone gently vibrates and presents results, without requiring a button press. Simply tap on the result to read product reviews, check in-store availability and compare prices.

This makes shopping a lot more handy and is an attractive feature of Google goggles

#2)  Translator ;-

Google goggles work perfectly as a foreign language translator. Pretty useful if you are a Traveler or Bussinessman. You don’t need to look desperately for an English knowing man in France anymore, to read a menu or name-board – Goggles will do it for you !

Just take a photo of the German menu and you will get it translated to English !

#3) Save Contacts from Business card

Got a Business Card of your new contact whom you want to add to your phone. Just take a pic of his Business card and Goggles will save his contact info to your Droid !

Business card recognition is one of the most popular uses of Google Goggles. Instead of simply recognizing the content as text, Goggles now recognizes the information as a contact, making it easier to add to your phone’s contact list.

#4) Any Book and It’s author, Reviews, Awards, Critics ;-

Got any book from the library, want to know more about it, It’s publishers, Awards, reviews, Critics etc. Use Goggles and take a pic of it. Your phone will just vibrate and you get all the info about it

#5) Artworks ;-

At an exhibition ?? Just Goggle any artwork there and get all info about it including it’s Artist, Place, Date, Awards, Critics and even Bids for it.

#6) Sudoku ;-

Sudoku is one of the most popular mind game in the world. its really interesting but can be the worst if you make even a small mistake.

Now, Goggles on Android and iPhone can recognize sudoku puzzles and provide answers to help make you faster than a Sudoku champ. So if you ever get stuck, take a clear picture of the entire puzzle with Goggles and get the solution in 5 seconds.

#7) Brand ;-

Do you see a brand logo and fail to recognize the brand ?? Just take a shot and goggles will tells you what logo it is. Don’t want to ask your fellas or Don’t wanna think deeper where you find it before, or what it was …. Goggles have the answer !

#8) Printed Ads ;-

A new face of marketing. Google has launched this feature recently and is a unofficial link with printed and online media, we can say.

The next time you’re flipping through the pages of your favorite magazine, try taking a picture of an ad with Goggles. Goggles will recognize print ad and return web search results about the product or brand. This new feature of Goggles is enabled for print ads appearing in major U.S. magazines and newspapers from August 2010 onwards.


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