Search Google Maps By Talking

Aug 26, 2011 • 8:50 am | comments (2) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Maps
 

Google announced that they have brought over the voice search feature from mobile and the Google home page to Google Maps.

Google Voice Search for Maps

So now you no longer have to type your location's name, just say it.

I ran about twenty tests and it worked pretty well. It had some issues with Hebrew named locations, but overall, it worked very well. I even said Yerushalayim, Israel and it figured it out as Jerusalem, Israel. Yerushalayim is the Hebrew name for Jerusalem.

Does it work well for you?

Forum discussion at Google Maps Help.

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Comments:

Michael Roberts

08/26/2011 02:33 pm

I'll have to give it a try later... It was lots of fun when I finally had the ability to yell at my phone and have it return actual directions in a reasonable amount of time. Now that I think about it, if phone's keep getting smarter will they resent us for the years of barking orders at them? Hmmm... Oh look, is that Skynet I see? :P

Santoshsurya Kodati

08/29/2011 01:00 pm

i lost my cell phone nokia 2690 i want to surch the location now

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