Google Launched its generative AI-infused search generative experience (sge) in the US earlier this year and expanded to ai search Equipment for India and Japan in August. Now, Google is expanding SGE to more than 120 new countries and territories, the search engine giant said in a blog post on Wednesday. SGE is also getting support for four new languages along with some new upgrades and features that make the AI-powered search tool more interactive.
Search Labs and SGE in English are rolling out Wednesday in more than 120 new countries and territories around the world, including Mexico, Brazil, South Korea, Indonesia, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, Google said in its blog. Post, Generative AI-powered search will now also support Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, and Indonesian languages.
Search Labs allows Google users to test new tools on Search, including SGE, and is available on both Google apps Android And iOS, To enable it, users can open the Google app on their phone, tap on the beaker-shaped Search Labs icon at the top left and enable the SGE tool in the next page. For now, Search Labs and SGE are rolling out to new countries only on Google Chrome desktop, with Google app access enabled in the coming weeks.
Google said SGE is also bringing some new features, including easier follow-up questions, AI-powered translation assistance, and more definitions for topics like coding. Users can now ask follow-up questions directly from the search results page. They can also see their past queries and search results when they’re searching for a topic. A follow-up update will be released initially in English in the US in the coming weeks.
Additionally, the Translate feature is getting an update that will highlight words in a search phrase that could have multiple meanings. Users can select a specific meaning of a word to get an accurate translation. According to Google, this AI-powered translation capability will launch soon in the US for English-to-Spanish translation, with support for more countries and languages available in the near future.
Google is also expanding its Definitions feature, launched in August. Initially interactive definitions were available for subjects such as science, economics or history aye The overview is being expanded to new topics such as coding and health information. The update will also be available in English first in the US starting next month