Google has chosen January 17th to present one of its most innovative software innovations, revolutionizing the concept of online search with "Circle and search“. The announcement strategically coincides with the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S24 series, underlining the exceptional collaboration between the two tech giants.
Google circle and search, the evolution of Google Lens
The recent introduction of “Circle to Search” or, more informally, “Circle and Search”, represents a significant step inevolution of Google Lens, now fully integrated into the Android operating system.
Activating this feature is intuitive: just hold down the home button or touch the central bar, if you are using navigation gestures.
Circle and Search offers users the ability to perform information searches directly through the images. Simply trace the desired portion of the image with your finger, and the rest of the process is handled by Google.
What makes this functionality magical is its extension beyond images, also encompassing videos, identifying frames and returning immediate results.
An increasingly visual world
The search results presented allow users to acquire additional details both through the on-screen typing bar and through voice commands.
The power of Circle and Seek is fueled byartificial intelligence of Google, promising to revolutionize the approach to searching for information in an increasingly visual-oriented landscape.
The temporary exclusivity of this innovative feature is reserved for lucky owners of Pixel 8 and Galaxy S24, amplifying the attractiveness of the user experience on such devices. Circle and Search is scheduled to be available in 31st January on Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro and the Galaxy S24 series.
We await with interest further details from Google to understand whether Italy will be among the first countries to benefit from this innovation and whether it will be extended to other Android models in the future.