Friday, July 08, 2011

YouTube - ‪Windows Phone Mango [Bing Vision] 2D Codes, Books, CDs, DVD Smartphone Swiss Army Knife App #QR Codes #microsofttag

We also tried out the new Bing Vision feature, which allows you to search for things using the camera. Unlike Google Googles or the like you can't take a picture of any old thing -- only visual codes (bar, QR, etc.) will be recognized along with book, movie, and album covers -- but things are much more responsive because of it. You don't need to take a pic and wait: the results just pop up. The OS can even identify and translate text in real-time, something you can see toward the end of the video above. Naturally, though, all of this relies on an active data connection. (Read More‏)

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