If you look critically at Google’s search results for some time now, you will notice that they have included information from inside of apps, but then this capacity of Google is enabled with the presence of the app installed or the website of the app on the internet. But now Google has paved another path to this functionality: streaming the entire app to your phone.
STREAMING WILL WORK FOR NINE APPS TO START
Google revealed to the public that it has started testing a feature which has the ability to stream apps to Android phones in the event when someone searches for results from them through Search.
If you you’re searching for hotel bookings, for example (when it gets to Nigeria), a search result from the Jovago app might appear.
And if for example, Jovago doesn’t let you book through its website, Google will now stream the Jovago app, giving you the enablement to tap through it to look through listings and consequently make a booking.
At the moment, Streaming only works with nine apps for now, according to TechCrunch: Hotel Tonight, Weather, Chimani, Gormey, My Horoscope, Visual Anatomy Free, Useful Knots, Daily Horoscope, and New York Subway.
It also only works on phones in the US that are connected to Wi-Fi and running Android Lollipop or higher for the now.
Google has announced that it is putting plans in place to expand the program; it’s an important initiative — Google Search forms a very vital instrument for the web, but the apps, which is on the rise now retain information that you wouldn’t come across elsewhere, haven’t been as open to the visibility of Google users.
This feature is a push in the direction of proffering solution as well as maintaining the global relevance of Google Search as ever.