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Google to unveil Lens with maths, science feature, Covid layer on Maps to help decide if trip worth it

Google Maps will soon be updating one of its key features in which it will show the “busyness” status of a place at map view itself. The new feature of Google Maps will be available for Android, iOS, and desktop soon. At an event on , Google announced it is trying to make it easier for users to access health and safety information on Google Maps and Google Search in the coming months.

Details like the requirement of masks, whether the staff of the place you are visiting are wearing masks or not. Users will also be able to use the live view feature on Google Maps to learn more about places like grocery stores, restaurants, bars, etc. Users just have to do it point the phone’s camera to a place to find if it’s open, how busy it is, its star rating, and also its health and safety information.

Google Maps has been showing busyness information since 2016. The feature saw an uptick of 50% between March and May as people became more careful about going out due to the pandemic. Google is now expanding the live busyness information to millions of places, and it plans to increase global coverage in upcoming months.

Google is putting extra effort into Google Lens for their users to get an excellent experience. Now, Google Lens can identify mathematics or science problems, and will accordingly show step-by-step solutions and guides to help students. This capability can be accessed from the app’s search bar on Android and iOS. This feature will be available for users in the coming months.

Recently, Google introduced one of its latest features in Maps called ‘Covid layer’ in which it will show users important information like the number of Covid-19 cases in an area that will help users to decide whether to go to that area or not.

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