Google is finally presenting the regional search features previewed previously this year, including the ability to browse your surroundings with your phone’s electronic camera.
At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the company had people buzzing over its innovative updates to regional search.
Google previewed an option to search for dining establishments 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 introducing today.
Updates To Google Local 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. Search with Live View permits you to use your phone’s video camera to discover info about places around you. Discover whether a company is open, how busy it is, the price range, and its star ranking.
Look for Dining Establishments By Meal
There are 2 brand-new methods to discover restaurants in your local area.
Search for restaurants that serve a particular meal 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 utilize Lens in the Google app to snap a photo or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and instantly find a place that offers it nearby.
Discover Quick Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is adding a filter to look for electric lorry charge stations that make it much easier to find fast 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 “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug key in more nations. These features are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are offered. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to search Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free locations is now offered worldwide. After turning on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in organization
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 Included Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel