Google is lastly presenting the local search features previewed earlier this year, including the capability to search your surroundings with your phone’s video camera.
At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the company had individuals buzzing over its ingenious updates to regional search.
Google previewed an alternative to search for dining establishments by dish and a brand-new search capability built into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now readily available. Here’s a summary of the regional search updates releasing today.
Updates To Google Local Browse
Search With Live View
Starting next week, search with Google Maps Live View is rolling out in London, Los Angeles, New York City, 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 enables you to utilize your phone’s cam to find information about locations around you. Learn whether a company is open, how hectic it is, the rate range, and its star ranking.
Look for Dining Establishments By Meal
There are two brand-new methods to find dining establishments in your city.
Search for dining establishments that serve a particular meal by either typing it in by hand or conducting 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 launching today in English in the U.S. Now, you can use Lens in the Google app to snap an image or take a screenshot of a dish, add the words ‘near me,’ and immediately discover a location that offers it close by.
Discover Quick Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is including a filter to searches for electrical automobile charge stations that make it easier to find fast battery chargers.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Search for”EV charging stations” and
choose the “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that use your EV’s plug enter more countries. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are offered. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to search Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free places is now readily available worldwide. After turning on the” Available Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in organization
profiles if it has an accessible entryway. If a place isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the exact same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel