Google is lastly presenting the local search features previewed previously this year, consisting of the ability to browse your surroundings with your phone’s camera.
At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the business had people buzzing over its innovative updates to regional search.
Google previewed a choice to search for restaurants by meal and a new search ability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now available. Here’s a summary of the regional search updates introducing today.
Updates To Google Local 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 allows you to use your phone’s video camera to find details about places around you. Find out whether a company is open, how busy it is, the rate range, and its star rating.
Look for Dining Establishments By Meal
There are 2 new ways to discover restaurants in your city.
Search for dining establishments that serve a particular dish by either typing it in manually or performing 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 introducing 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 immediately find a location that offers it nearby.
Find Fast Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is including a filter to look for electrical lorry charge stations that make it much easier 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
choose the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug type in more nations. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The ability to search 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 company
profiles if it has an accessible entryway. If an area isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel