Google Goggles is a great tool from Google that makes our life easier. The application allows you to search by taking pictures!
You can search by taking a picture. Just point your mobile phone camera at a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, a storefront, or a popular image. Google Goggles will search the image from its database for you and provide useful information if available.
Goggles also works as a barcode / QR code scanner. You can scan barcodes to get product information and scan QR codes to extract information.
Other ability of Goggles is translation. You just need to take picture of foreign language text. It can read text in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Turkish, and translate it into other languages.
Other Useful Features:
– Recognize famous landmarks
– Add Contacts by scanning business cards or QR codes
– Scan text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
– Recognize paintings, books, DVDs, CDs, and just about any 2D image
– Solve Sudoku puzzles
– Find similar product