Using the browser-based tool’s ‘magic sparkly pencil’ icon (we believe that’s the technical term), you can draw anything you desire and the doodle bot will try its best to match the sketch to its extensive library of simple-yet-elegantly-outlined objects.
Not only is the matching process pretty darn intelligent, but it works as you draw – with each finished line an array of new suggestions will appear on the top bar.
Naturally, there will be some mismatches and inexplicable suggestions, but as the tool utilises machine learning it will theoretically improve with use, and Google has said it “” drawings in the future.
AutoDraw is the latest demonstration in Google’s series of , showcasing the abilities and benefits of some of the company’s more inventive creations. This particular process uses the same concept as , a game where the AI will guess what you’re trying to depict as you draw it, which in turn uses the handwriting-recognition technology in use by .
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