Waze pushes new features: provide scare for users during the new crown pandemic

On Wednesday, local time, Waze released a series of new features designed to give users safety during the new coronavirus health crisis,media reported. The Google subsidiary announced the changes in a blog post. Most of them involve the general public, especially those who want to buy from stores that offer free-to-get and roadside delivery.

几周前,Waze已经发布了一些新图标来显示商家是否提供这两种服务。

Now, the company says, merchants can add these identities to their locations so Waze users can search, filter, and navigate to tagged locations.

Waze pushes new features: provide scare for users during the new crown pandemic

The motion picture above shows what these markers look like on the Waze map. Waze says its app can also show more than 57,000 emergency food distribution points. It is understood that these food distribution points will be launched in the United States and India through a partnership with No Kid Hungry and Why Hunger. In addition, as long as the user enters “COVID-19” in the search bar, they can see the new coronavirus detection center.

Another new feature of Waze is extremely useful for important employees who have to work. The company has partnered with SpotHero and ParkWhiz in the U.S. to make it easier for this segment of users to find parking spaces and offer them discounts:

Waze pushes new features: provide scare for users during the new crown pandemic

In addition to offering discounted parking, Waze remembers the user’s parking location, as shown in the image above, so they can find their car.

Waze pushes new features: provide scare for users during the new crown pandemic