Google’s New Local Search Functions Are Lastly Here

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Google is finally presenting the local search functions previewed earlier this year, consisting of the capability to search your surroundings with your phone’s camera.

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

Google previewed a choice to search for restaurants by dish and a brand-new search capability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.

Those updates and more are now available. Here’s an overview of the local 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, 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. Browse with Live View permits you to use your phone’s cam to find information about locations around you. Learn whether an organization is open, how hectic it is, the cost range, and its star score.

Look for Restaurants By Dish

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

Look 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 releasing 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 meal, add the words ‘near me,’ and right away find a location that sells it nearby.

Discover Fast Charging Stations For Electric Cars

Google is including a filter to searches for electric vehicle charge stations that make it much easier to discover 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 “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or higher. You can likewise filter for stations that offer your EV’s plug type in more countries. These features are live now on Android and iOS in nations where

EV charging stations are readily available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The ability to browse Google for

wheelchair-accessible, stair-free locations is now available worldwide. After turning on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in service

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