There are countless ways to open Google Lens: from Google Photos, from the share menu, from the camera app, from the assistant … all are focused on Android, but now Google Lens makes the leap to the desktop, although with a shy step.
Google Lens appears in suggestion mode when posting a photo on the Google Photos web. This suggestion appears with the name Copy text from image
Copy text from a photo with Google Photos Web
Google has found another place to put Google Lens: on the Google Photos website. Google Lens foray into Google’s photo service is far from it – it’s one of the first places we’ve been able to test Lens – but so far it was possible to do this only in the Google Photos app and not on the web.
This integration of Google Lens into Google Photos Web comes in the form of a modest suggestion to copy text
Just as it works in Android, you can click on photo text blocks to select a specific fragment, as well as use the side panel to copy all detected text directly to the clipboard, with Copy text
This integration of Google Lens on the Google Photos web is still just a small fraction of the capabilities of Google Lens, and it is somewhat strange that Google still does not allow the use of other types of recognition such as object recognition. We’ll see if it does happen in the future, and if it does so that the user can activate it manually.
Via | 9to5Google