During staying at home people start discovering many things on the internet, one of these things is Google 3D animals.
Google 3D animals is a new service from Google that was introduced at I/O conference in 2019, this feature adds augmented reality objects to Search especially animals which you can discover in 3D and even at it to your environment and see it in big size.
How to use Google 3D animals?
Using AR animals is too easy, just open chrome on your smartphone and write that animal name, you will see in search result option to see it in 3D.
Beside “view in 3D” you can add the animal to your environment through your camera from the button “view in my environment”. you will see the animal in your room and you could even take a photo with it.
For example, searching for “tiger” will show a Google Search Knowledge Panel. These panels are often shown for movies, famous celebrities, and other subjects. In the case of a 3D animal through Google, you’ll see an overview of what the animal is, a few images or it, and a section which says “Meet a life-sized tiger up close” and a “View in 3D” button. That button launches the AR experience.
What devices support Google 3D animals?
Fortunately, most modern smartphone devices support Google 3D animals, as AR objects in Search work on:
- Android smartphone or tablet: Android 7.0 or higher w/ pre-installed Google Play Store
- iPhone/iPad: iOS 11.0 or higher
This includes most popular smartphones including Samsung Galaxy S8/S9/S10/S20, Note 8/9/10, any Google Pixel smartphone, and other Android devices from LG, Motorola, and other brands. As for Apple devices, iPhone 6S, 7, 8, X, and 11 are all supported as well as most iPads.
List: 3D animals available on Search:
There is a list of AR animals can you view on Google Search:
- Angler fish
- Ball python
- Brown bear
- Dog: Bulldog, Pomeranian, Labrador, Retriever & Pug Rottweiler
- Emperor penguin
- Giant panda
- Shetland pony
Beside animals there are other AR objects available like:
- Human skeleton
- NASA objects: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, Pluto
All are free, you can try them now.