Google is finally rolling out the regional search features previewed earlier this year, consisting of the capability to browse your surroundings with your phone’s video camera.
At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the company had people buzzing over its ingenious updates to regional search.
Google previewed an option to search for restaurants by meal and a new search capability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now available. Here’s an introduction of the regional search updates launching today.
Updates To Google Resident Search
Search With Live View
Beginning 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 details about locations around you. Discover whether a service is open, how hectic it is, the price variety, and its star ranking.
Look for Restaurants By Dish
There are 2 new ways to find dining establishments in your city.
Search for dining establishments that serve a specific dish by either typing it in by hand 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 an image or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately discover a location that offers it close by.
Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is including a filter to searches for electrical car charge stations that make it easier to find fast battery 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
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 features are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are available. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to search Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free places is now available worldwide. After switching on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in business
profiles if it has an available entryway. If a place isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the exact same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel