The team over at Google have done some pretty impressive work with their Google Goggles app on Android, where the latest significant update to the Goggles search app for Android-powered devices would include the ability to support devices that do not come with an autofocus camera. Yes sir, this means a slew of devices from the older generation will now be able to play nice with Google Goggles, considering how most, if not all, of the modern smartphones do come equipped with autofocus cameras. Entry-level smartphone users will be able to take advantage of this new Google Goggles, which is touted to be speedier and more efficient when it comes to tracking objects in continuous mode.
Not only that, the search-from-camera feature will also now be able to function without the need for you to enable your search history. Goggles has also ensured that its QR-scanning abilities has been given a shot in the arm, showing off a thumbnail if the QR code comes with an embedded URL, in addition to scanning URLs against known malicious links for that added layer of security while being able to “read” a wider array of bar codes. Similar search results is the final “parachute”, so to speak, just in case Google Goggles is unable to locate an exact match. You can download Google Goggles for Android here.