Google’s New Local Search Features Are Finally Here

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Google is lastly rolling out the local search features previewed previously this year, consisting of the ability to search your environments with your phone’s camera.

At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the company had people buzzing over its innovative updates to local search.

Google previewed an alternative to search for restaurants by dish and a new search ability developed into Google Maps’ Live View.

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

Updates To Google Local Browse

Search With Live View

Starting next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting in London, Los Angeles, New York, 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 allows you to use your phone’s camera to find info about locations around you. Discover whether a business is open, how hectic it is, the cost variety, and its star ranking.

Search For Dining Establishments By Meal

There are two brand-new ways to find dining establishments in your area.

Look 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 releasing today in English in the U.S. Now, you can use Lens in the Google app to snap a photo or take a screenshot of a dish, add the words ‘near me,’ and immediately discover a location that offers it nearby.

Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles

Google is including a filter to look for electric automobile charge stations that make it much easier to discover 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 battery chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that offer your EV’s plug enter more countries. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in countries where

EV charging stations are available. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The capability to browse Google for

wheelchair-accessible, stair-free places is now offered worldwide. After switching on the” Available Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in service

profiles if it has an available entrance. If a location isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Featured Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel