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Image App Text Functions

Google Photos Has Added a Text Search in Images Feature to the App

— August 28, 2019 — Tech
Google Photos has added a 'Text Search in Images' feature to its platform. The feature will work on pictures that are on the app, where users can hit the Lens button on an image to search the text. Users can also access the Text Search in Images function to copy and paste from the text of an image. The text from images can also be translated, which would streamline the translation process for travelers.

Google has put a lot of effort into its image platform and has been perfecting its technology's Google Lens integration. Previously, the company released object recognition features on the platform. Google adding functionality to its photo platform could entice more users to choose Google Photos over other apps.
Trend Themes
1. Text Search in Images - The 'Text Search in Images' feature in Google Photos allows users to search for text within images and copy and paste from the text.
2. Translation Automation - The ability to translate text from images in Google Photos streamlines the translation process for travelers.
3. Improving Image Recognition - Google's continuous efforts to perfect its image recognition technology in Google Photos make it a competitive choice over other apps.
Industry Implications
1. Photo Sharing and Storage - The 'Text Search in Images' feature in Google Photos brings innovative text search functionality to the photo sharing and storage industry.
2. Translation Services - The translation automation capability in Google Photos disrupts the translation services industry by offering an efficient way to translate text from images.
3. Image Recognition Technology - Google's advancements in image recognition technology within Google Photos present opportunities for innovation and growth in the image recognition technology industry.
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