Google’s New Local Search Features Are Finally Here

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Google is finally presenting the local search features previewed previously this year, including the ability to browse your surroundings with your phone’s video camera.

At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the business had people buzzing over its ingenious updates to regional search.

Google previewed a choice to look for restaurants by dish and a new search ability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.

Those updates and more are now readily available. Here’s a summary of the regional search updates introducing today.

Updates To Google Local Search

Browse With Live View

Beginning next week, search with Google Maps Live View is rolling out in London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo on Android and iOS.

Screenshot from: products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Browse with Live View permits you to utilize your phone’s camera to discover information about locations around you. Find out whether a business is open, how busy it is, the cost range, and its star rating.

Search For Restaurants By Dish

There are 2 brand-new ways to discover restaurants in your local area.

Search for restaurants that serve a particular meal by either typing it in by hand or conducting a visual search with Google Lens.

Screenshot from: products/search/searching-for-holiday-meals/, November 2022. Screenshot from: 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 an image or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately discover a place that offers it close by.

Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Automobiles

Google is adding a filter to searches for electric vehicle charge stations that make it simpler to discover fast battery chargers.

Screenshot from: products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Look for”EV charging stations” and

select the “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or greater. You can likewise filter for stations that use your EV’s plug key in more nations. These features 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 offered worldwide. After switching on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in company

profiles if it has an available 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