Google is finally presenting the local search features previewed earlier this year, including the capability to browse your environments with your phone’s camera.
At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the company had people buzzing over its innovative updates to local search.
Google previewed a choice to search for restaurants by dish and a brand-new search capability developed into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now available. Here’s an introduction of the regional search updates releasing today.
Updates To Google Local Browse
Browse With Live View
Beginning next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting in London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo on Android and iOS.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Search with Live View permits you to utilize your phone’s cam to find details about locations around you. Find out whether a service is open, how busy it is, the rate variety, and its star ranking.
Look for Restaurants By Meal
There are two brand-new ways to find dining establishments in your local area.
Look for dining establishments that serve a specific dish by either typing it in manually or carrying out a visual search with Google Lens.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/search/searching-for-holiday-meals/, November 2022. Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/search/searching-for-holiday-
meals/, November 2022. Google’s’ multisearch near me ‘is introducing today in English in the U.S. Now, you can use Lens in the Google app to snap a picture or take a screenshot of a dish, add the words ‘near me,’ and immediately find a location that offers it close by.
Discover Fast Charging Stations For Electric Automobiles
Google is including a filter to look for electric lorry charge stations that make it simpler to discover fast battery chargers.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Look for”EV charging stations” and
select the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or higher. You can likewise filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug key in more countries. These features are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are readily available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The ability to search Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free places is now offered worldwide. After turning on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in company
profiles if it has an available entryway. If an area isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel