Additionally, both Maps and Google's travel portal will display a notification at the top of the page if you're in an area with hotels that have those policies in place.
Google maps is set to feature a new mode named "accessible places".
Google has launched helpful Android features and apps for people with hearing loss, deafness and cognitive differences.
Once that's done, users should see a wheelchair icon next to any place with accessible facilities.
"Store owners have also helped, using Google My Business to add accessibility information for their business profiles to help users needing stair-free access find them on Google Maps and Search", Google said. Wheelchair users, as well as parents pulling gear or pushing strollers, should know if they are ready to get a place before arriving at their destination. Google Maps may also indicate if it is verified that a place doesn't have an entry.
A Google Maps accessibility feature called Accessible Places will be accessible to users in the United States, and Australia, Japan, UK. Tap a location to see more information. Hence, it is pretty understandable why Google would want something like this happening all in all, and in a new update the tech giant has brought a number of new features into the mix all of which are created to optimize accessibility in every single way, shape or form.
Google said it is rolling out an update that allows people using iOS devices to more easily contribute accessibility information, joining the millions of Android users who have been sharing this type of information on Maps.
Google says that this feature is built from the data that is provided by the Local Guides volunteers.
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Accessible places will initially be implemented for Google Maps users in Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the US. Other countries will soon follow.
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