Google Lens could one day help you identify handwritten medical prescriptions

What you need to know

  • Google made some exciting announcements at its annual conference in India.
  • Google Lens to get new capabilities to identify drugs based on a doctor’s prescription.
  • The feature is currently in the prototype stage and a wide rollout to consumers is unlikely at the current stage.

This Monday’s Google for India event revealed some interesting new things Google has been working on, including Google Search, YouTube, and Google Lens.

For example, we all know how difficult it can be to read a handwritten medical prescription. Google Lens is preparing to be a savior in identifying what is prescribed in such scenarios.