Google's image-recognition AI just got way smarter. The company announced a new computer-vision platform, Google Lens, which could give our smartphone cameras even more power.
CEO Sundar Pichai showed off Google Lens with an innocuous image of a little girl playing baseball, taken from behind a chainlink backstop. It was a cute pic — but the criss-crossing metal of the fence in the foreground was a bit of a bummer. That is, until Pichai activated the Lens image and erased the fence from the foreground, with no degradation of the image of the little girl at the plate.
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