Google is finally presenting the regional search functions previewed earlier this year, including the ability to browse your environments with your phone’s cam.
At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the business had people buzzing over its innovative updates to local search.
Google previewed an option to search for restaurants by dish and a brand-new search capability developed into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now offered. Here’s an overview of the local search updates launching today.
Updates To Google Resident Browse
Search With Live View
Beginning next week, search with Google Maps Live View is rolling out 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 camera to discover details about locations around you. Learn whether a company is open, how hectic it is, the rate variety, and its star rating.
Look for Dining Establishments By Meal
There are 2 brand-new ways to discover restaurants in your city.
Look for dining establishments that serve a particular dish 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 utilize Lens in the Google app to snap a picture or take a screenshot of a meal, include the words ‘near me,’ and instantly find a location that sells it close by.
Find Fast Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is adding a filter to look for electric car charge stations that make it simpler to find quick 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 “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or greater. You can likewise filter for stations that offer your EV’s plug enter more countries. These functions 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 locations is now available worldwide. After switching on the” Available Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in organization
profiles if it has an available entrance. If a location isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the very same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Included Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel