Google is finally rolling out the local search functions previewed earlier this year, consisting of the capability to search your surroundings with your phone’s electronic camera.
At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the company had individuals buzzing over its ingenious updates to local search.
Google previewed a choice to look for restaurants by dish and a new search ability built into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now offered. Here’s an introduction of the local search updates releasing today.
Updates To Google Resident Search
Search 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 allows you to utilize your phone’s camera to discover info about locations around you. Discover whether an organization is open, how hectic it is, the price variety, and its star rating.
Look for Dining Establishments By Dish
There are two new ways to find dining establishments in your city.
Look for dining establishments that serve a particular dish by either typing it in by hand 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 a photo or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and right away discover a place that sells it nearby.
Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is adding a filter to look for electrical vehicle charge stations that make it simpler to discover quick 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
select the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or greater. You can likewise filter for stations that offer your EV’s plug type in more countries. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are readily available. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The ability to browse Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free places is now available worldwide. After switching 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 a place isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the very same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel