Google Adds Restaurant Features to Lens
Google's visual-search and intelligent-camera app Lens is getting new features specific to visiting restaurants. With Lens, you'll soon be able to point your phone's camera at a menu and Lens will automatically highlight the most popular dishes, based on Google Maps reviews. Users will also be able to point their camera at the bill, and Lens will automatically calculate the tip and options for splitting the bill.
Nov 7, 2017
Google can now let you know just how long the wait will be at your favorite restaurant. Google is adding live wait times to Google Search and Google Maps.
Apr 24, 2017
Google today said travelers will have access to a wider range of local reviews thanks to new translation features. Moving forward, Google said it will automatically translate reviews of restaurants, theaters, and other locations into the language you’ve set on your device.
May 17, 2017
Google today announced Google Lens, an image-recognition tool that relies on mobile cameras to perform searches. The tool is a significant advancement to the old Google Image Search app.
Jun 26, 2018
Google is now pushing an update to Google Maps that introduces its Google Assistant-powered recommendations. The updated version of Maps, announced last month, is more accurate and helpful.