Google Goggles Camera Quality

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ccoram, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. ccoram

    ccoram Active Member
    15

    Nov 26, 2009
    28
    0
    15
    Anyone noticed that the camera quality in the pic that Google Goggles takes is like 10,000 times better than the camera app? Or is it just me?

    It seems like it takes much more crisp pics.
     

    Advertisement
  2. mrempp

    mrempp Active Member
    16

    Nov 12, 2009
    30
    3
    16
    i would totally agree that the pics taken in google goggles are way better than stock camera.
     
  3. BucYouUp68

    BucYouUp68 Well-Known Member
    43

    Nov 10, 2009
    373
    27
    43
    System Admin
    Florida
    You are correct, nothing wrong with the lens, it is all software related. We will get a update to this, and the pics will be awesome.
     
  4. zandroid

    zandroid Well-Known Member
    36

    Oct 2, 2009
    323
    3
    36
    Student
    Los Angeles
    The question is then... these pictures must be stored somewhere in the phone, right? Even if it does the whole scanning thing, it would be nice to be able to get the pix. Anyone with me?
     
  5. del2484

    del2484 Well-Known Member
    36

    Nov 19, 2009
    119
    5
    36
    Funny, I was thinking the same thing as I was playing around with it last night.
     
  6. rhyno

    rhyno Well-Known Member
    16

    Dec 3, 2009
    89
    2
    16
    Buffalo

    I remember watching the google goggles video and I believe the developers mentioned that you have the option to either delete the picture or store it for later reference. I don't have google goggles yet but if you do a search for the vid, I'm, sure you will get your answer :)
     
  7. Barbara

    Barbara Well-Known Member
    78

    Oct 31, 2009
    840
    31
    78
    I found the pictures in history but no way to open. I took another picture and while it was analyzing, I hit the menu button and it gave me the option to share, so I sent it to myself in an email. That worked. I don't know if that is how it is SUPPOSED to be done but that is one option.
     
  8. kingdeeray

    kingdeeray Well-Known Member
    26

    Dec 3, 2009
    69
    5
    26
    Student
    How can I get this app, Is it on the market? And I don't have a Droid I have a Cliq
     
  9. Barbara

    Barbara Well-Known Member
    78

    Oct 31, 2009
    840
    31
    78
    I got it from the market but I have a Droid. I don't know if it's available for Cliq.
     
  10. zandroid

    zandroid Well-Known Member
    36

    Oct 2, 2009
    323
    3
    36
    Student
    Los Angeles
    thanks for the tip... wish I had seen this before my concert tonight, the Droid camera really let me down.
     
  11. thrifty

    thrifty Well-Known Member
    38

    Dec 11, 2009
    112
    13
    38
    It's not any better imo... slower even...

    I've found that you need to press the camera button half way to get a focus... then press fully to take the pic.

    don't use the virtual button but the one on the side... works much better ..:)
     
  12. dw0095

    dw0095 Well-Known Member
    26

    Oct 19, 2009
    55
    2
    26
    Grant Administrator
    Upstate, NY
    I to was surprised at how focused the pics come out with goggles. I wasn't even "trying" to get it to focus, just testing out the software and what a difference over the stock camera software. Too bad this wasn't included in our recent OTA.

    Come on People!
     
  13. Cruzatte

    Cruzatte Well-Known Member
    16

    Nov 10, 2009
    82
    4
    16
    Law Student
    Atlanta, GA
    same impression as yall. I took a picture of a business card up close, and had a real "holy crap" moment when I saw how incredibly clear it was on the screen. took the same picture with the camera, not nearly as crisp. I'd do a side-by-side, but I can't find the goggles images either-- they're online somewhere; I went into airplane mode and tried to look at my goggles search history; it told me that it couldn't reach http://www.google.com/visualsearch/history (which is a 404 when you just put it i the browser).
     

Share This Page

Loading...