Google’s New Local Browse Functions Are Finally Here

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

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

Google previewed an option to look for dining establishments by dish and a brand-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 launching today.

Updates To Google Local Browse

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. Browse with Live View allows you to use your phone’s video camera to find info about places around you. Learn whether a business is open, how busy it is, the rate variety, and its star score.

Search For Restaurants By Meal

There are 2 new ways to find dining establishments in your city.

Search for restaurants that serve a particular meal by either typing it in by hand or carrying out 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 launching 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, add the words ‘near me,’ and instantly find a place that offers it nearby.

Find Fast Charging Stations For Electric Automobiles

Google is including a filter to searches for electrical automobile charge stations that make it simpler 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

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

EV charging stations are offered. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to search 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 business

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