Google Maps borrows Lens tech to highlight popular restaurant dishes

Google Maps borrows Lens tech to highlight popular restaurant dishes

Google introduced big changes to Lens at its I/O conference last year by turning your phone’s camera into a powerful search tool . With one of the key features, you could point your camera at a restaurant menu and it would highlight the most popular dishes and even translate menu items. Now, Google has made that feature much more useful in Google Maps by cleverly sourcing menu photos taken by restaurant customers, 9to5Google reported. For instance, if you search for “restaurants” in Maps, Google will present a list of them in your neighborhood, along with the usual “menu” overlay. […]

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