Google Now Updated, Brings ‘Search With Camera’ And More

Google has updated its Search app, Google Now, bringing a slew of new features, among which there is this ‘Search with Camera’ which will allow you to point your phone at articles in museums and shops and find information straight away. Something that Google Goggles does, albeit the latter does a lot more than this.

Google Now Search with Camera

Here’s the complete changelog –

For Android 4.1+ (Jelly Bean), Google Search keeps getting faster, plus:
New cards:

  • Events nearby
  • Suggestions to help with your research
  • Boarding passes from Gmail (United only, more to come)
  • Search by camera when at museums or shops
  • Weather at upcoming travel destinations
  • Approximate monthly summary of walking and biking activity
  • Birthdays

New voice actions:

  • Post to Google+
  • Say “What’s this song?” to find the song you hear
  • Say “Scan a barcode” to find product info

Google Search in the Play Store