Google’s New Local Browse Features Are Finally Here

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Google is finally rolling out the local search features previewed earlier this year, including the capability to search your environments with your phone’s electronic camera.

At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the company had individuals buzzing over its ingenious updates to local search.

Google previewed an alternative to look for restaurants by meal and a new search ability built into Google Maps’ Live View.

Those updates and more are now available. Here’s a summary of the local search updates launching 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 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 permits you to use your phone’s cam to discover info about locations around you. Find out whether a service is open, how busy it is, the rate range, and its star ranking.

Search For Restaurants By Dish

There are two new methods to find restaurants in your city.

Look for restaurants that serve a particular dish 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 releasing today in English in the U.S. Now, you can utilize Lens in the Google app to snap a picture or take a screenshot of a meal, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately find a location that sells it nearby.

Discover Quick Charging Stations For Electric Cars

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

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

EV charging stations are available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to browse 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 company

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