Google’s New Local Search Functions Are Finally Here

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Google is lastly presenting the regional search functions previewed earlier this year, consisting of the capability to browse your environments with your phone’s electronic camera.

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

Google previewed a choice to search for dining establishments by dish and a new search capability developed into Google Maps’ Live View.

Those updates and more are now offered. Here’s a summary of the local search updates releasing today.

Updates To Google Local Search

Search 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. Search with Live View allows you to utilize your phone’s cam to discover details about places around you. Learn whether a service is open, how hectic it is, the cost range, and its star ranking.

Look for Restaurants By Dish

There are 2 new ways to discover dining establishments in your local area.

Look for dining establishments that serve a particular meal by either typing it in by hand or performing 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 utilize Lens in the Google app to snap a photo or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately find a place that offers it close by.

Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles

Google is adding a filter to searches for electrical lorry charge stations that make it much easier to find quick 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

pick the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug type in more countries. These features are live now on Android and iOS in countries where

EV charging stations are readily available. Discover 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 organization

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