One of Google’s most powerful new features is finally rolling out to Pixel phones.

Google Lens, the company’s intelligent camera software that can analyze the world around you, is now rolling out to Google Assistant on Pixel phones.

Announced earlier this year, Lens is one of the company’s most important new products as it offers an early look at what the future of search will look like for Google.Â

Though Google Lens has been available within Google Photos since the Pixel 2 launched, this update, which is rolling out “over the coming weeks,” marks the first time the feature has been available outside of Google Photos.

This means Pixel owners will be able to use Google Lens with their smartphone camera in real-time, rather than simply using the feature to analyze photos they’ve previously taken.

As Mashable’s Senior Tech Correspondent Ray Wong noted in his Pixel 2 review, it’s still very early days for Google Lens, so the new feature will be limited to a handful of use cases, including text recognition, barcode scanning, and the ability to identify books, movies, art, and landmarks.

Even so, the addition of Lens stands to make Assistant much more useful. Instead of manually searching for that type of information, you can simply point your camera at it to get the answer you need. And while other camera apps can recognize text or…

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