Google is lastly rolling out the local search functions previewed previously this year, consisting of the capability to browse your surroundings with your phone’s electronic camera.
At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the business had individuals buzzing over its ingenious updates to regional search.
Google previewed an option to look for restaurants by dish and a brand-new search ability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now readily available. Here’s an introduction of the regional search updates launching today.
Updates To Google Local Browse
Browse With Live View
Starting 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 enables you to use your phone’s electronic camera to discover info about locations around you. Find out whether a business is open, how busy it is, the price range, and its star score.
Look for Restaurants By Meal
There are two new ways to find dining establishments in your city.
Look for dining establishments that serve a specific dish by either typing it in manually 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 releasing 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 instantly find a place that offers it nearby.
Find Fast Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles
Google is including a filter to searches for electric car charge stations that make it easier to discover fast 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 “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or higher. You can likewise filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug type in more countries. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in countries 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 offered worldwide. After turning on the” Available Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in service
profiles if it has an accessible entrance. If an area isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the very same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel