Last Tuesday, Google announced that Lens would be widely rolling out to Assistant on Pixel and Pixel 2 devices over the coming weeks.
On Monday morning, several reports note that the visual search feature is now more widely available.
If Assistant’s Prefered input is set to Voice, the Google Lens icon will be appear in the bottom-right corner.
At first launch, users are walked through a brief introduction of Google Lens. Prompts will detail what the visual search assistant can do.
It notes that “When you open the camera, Google Lens will continuously analyze what you see to show you information more quickly.”
Tapping to continue with greet users with a carousel of the four general areas Assistant can help in: Barcodes, Books & Media, Landmarks, and Text.
Google Lens launches the camera quite quickly, with the four Google-colored dots pulsating to show that it is active. Tapping anywhere in the viewfinder frames the object in a box and surfaces a card identifying it.
There is also a carousel of chips underneath to find more information.