Have you ever started a DIY project only to find that you are missing a part or a screw? I have used Google Goggles, ( AKA, the first great experiment in smartphone AR), in the past for this sort of thing and it is has been amazing. I have found things at yard sales, scanned the item, and boom google found out what it was for me. So having this sort of feature will be awesome on the largest online shopping place in the world!
Amazon unveils a new use case for image recognition and visual search capabilities, taking aim at the home improvements category.