Google Goggles coming soon for iPhone users

Google Goggles coming soon for iPhone users
Google Goggles is an alliteration. Besides that, it also is an easy way to obtain information on items. Simply use your cellphone's camera and take a picture of the subject that you want to learn more about, and Google Goggles does all the hard work. The software can identify things like buildings, bridges, bar codes, logos and can even translate text into other languages. This past Thursday, at the Augmented Reality Event in Santa Clara, Google product manager Shailesh Nalawadi said that the application would soon be making its way to the iPhone. The new OS 4 includes new APIs that allow developers to gain access to data for both still and video cameras. This should allow developers to produce Augmented Reality type applications for the iPhone as well as make it easy for Google to build the iPhone version of Goggles.

source: ReadWriteWeb

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9 Comments

1. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Google still playing nice with crApple, I see...

6. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Thanks Google!

9. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Google is playing very nice considering they are pulling from Windows and switching to Mac for their workforce computers.

2. whocares

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 19, 2009

They should merge. kick jobs out and everyone wins :D

7. JeffdaBeat unregistered

Yeah...totally...kick the guy out that brought Apple back to prominence...makes total sense.

8. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

who cares? you should rename yourself who cares about what you say.

3. Hallucinator

Posts: 391; Member since: May 24, 2010

Unless your a closed minded idiot, it's easy to see that Android is good for Apple and visa versa. When the market is more competitve you get better products. As a Apple fan I am thrilled that Android is doing so well. Stops Apple from being too lazy.

5. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Me too! I have an iPhone and I'm actually hoping me that Android catches up in terms of the numbers so there can be more competition and innovation.

4. whocares

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 19, 2009

bazinga

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