Google is finally rolling out the local search features previewed previously this year, including the ability to search your environments with your phone’s electronic camera.
At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the company had individuals buzzing over its innovative updates to regional search.
Google previewed a choice to search for dining establishments by meal and a new search ability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now available. Here’s an overview of the local search updates launching today.
Updates To Google Resident Search
Browse With Live View
Starting next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting 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. Browse with Live View permits you to use your phone’s video camera to find info about locations around you. Learn whether an organization is open, how busy it is, the price range, and its star ranking.
Search For Restaurants By Meal
There are two brand-new methods to discover restaurants in your local area.
Search for restaurants 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 releasing today in English in the U.S. Now, you can utilize Lens in the Google app to snap an image or take a screenshot of a meal, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately find a location that offers it nearby.
Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is adding a filter to look for electric car charge stations that make it much easier to find quick 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
pick the “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or higher. You can likewise filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug enter more countries. These features are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are available. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The capability to browse Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free locations is now readily available worldwide. After turning on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in service
profiles if it has an available entrance. If an area isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the exact same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel