Google Goggles is an image recognition mobile app developed by Google. It is used for searches based on pictures taken by handheld devices. Not to be confused with Google Glass.

Uses

The system could identify various labels or landmarks, allowing users to learn about such items without needing a text-based search. The system could identify products barcodes or labels, also recognized printed text and use optical character recognition (OCR) to produce a text snippet, and in some cases even translate the snippet into another language.

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