Google reportedly testing 'streaming' search features

Google reportedly testing 'streaming' search features

Summary: Google is testing a new version of its search service that returns results in real-time as the user types a search term, according to online reports.A video of the new system, posted over at the unofficial Google Operating System blog, shows that pressing 'enter' isn't required in Google Live Search as it returns results in real-time depending on the search phrase.

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Google is testing a new version of its search service that returns results in real-time as the user types a search term, according to online reports.

A video of the new system, posted over at the unofficial Google Operating System blog, shows that pressing 'enter' isn't required in Google Live Search as it returns results in real-time depending on the search phrase.

The feature, which Google refers to as 'streaming' search results, can be turned off by means of an on-screen button.

Google is yet to release any official information on the new feature as it has not yet made it to Google Labs - Google's experimental development environment for new apps, add-ons and features.

In the meantime users can get a similar experience — albeit not from the current king of search — by trying out Long Zheng's "Real Live Search" built on Bing AJAX APIs and JSON or Keyboardr, which uses Google Ajax APIs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty71OxyQKKc

Topic: Mobility

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  • Wow this is really neat. Google are constantly thinking of new ways of search. Whatever will they think of next?
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