Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Home Lead Story Google Rolled Out New Features In Meet Video Conferencing App

Google Rolled Out New Features In Meet Video Conferencing App

The feature will work on ChromeOS and on the Chrome browser on Windows and Mac desktop devices

Google has started rolling out a new feature that will allow users of its Meet video conferencing platform to replace their background with an image of their choice.

They can either use Google’s hand-picked images, which include office spaces, landscapes, and abstract backgrounds or upload their own image. “Selecting your own picture is not available to participants of meetings organized by Education customers,” Google said.

Follow NewsGram on Quora Space to get answers to all your questions.

Google said that the feature will initially work on ChromeOS and on the Chrome browser on Windows and Mac desktop devices. Support on Meet mobile apps will be “coming soon”, the company said on Friday.

Google introduced the feature as custom backgrounds can help you show more of your personality, as well as help hide your surroundings.

Meet video conferencing app
Google introduced the feature as custom backgrounds. Flickr

The development comes after the company recently launched the ability to filter out disruptive background noise and blur background in Google Meet. Google said that virtual backgrounds work directly within your browser and do not require an extension or any additional software.

ALSO READ: Delhi Half Marathon To Be Held In November

In its earnings call on Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that Google Meet video conferencing app saw a peak in Q3 of 235 million daily meeting participants and more than 7.5 billion daily video calls.

Google Meet’s rivals such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams already allow their users to customize their meeting backgrounds with images.

STAY CONNECTED

19,517FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Reasons Why Himalayan Salt Has Grown In Popularity

There are many reasons why Himalayan salt has grown in popularity! But before you delve into its benefits let's try and understand what exactly...

Revamp Your Self Care Routine By Beauty And Spa

Bang in the middle of summer we need to remind ourselves that our self-care routine needs a revamp. Swati Gupta, Director, and Head of...

Smartphone Cyber Attacks Witness A Staggering Growth

Indian organizations witnessed a staggering 845 percent increase in cyber-attacks on employees' smartphones since October 2020, as remote working during the pandemic saw the...

Here’s Why Some Covid-19 Survivors At Risk Of Blood Clot

People who have recovered from Covid-19, especially those with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, may be at risk of developing blood clots due to a lingering...

The Possible Risks Of Sleeping ‘Too Much’

BY- Jaya Choudhary Just how much sleep is too much? Well, the amount of sleep you need varies significantly over the course of your lifetime....

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar: An Inspiration

By- Khushi Bisht Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, widely regarded as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was one of the creators of the Indian Constitution. He has been the...

A Few Things That You Need To Know About The Covid19 Jab

As Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical major Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (DRL) announces it has received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to import Sputnik...

Identifying Great Opportunities And Leveraging Them Is The Key

Are you waiting for that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change your life, change your business or change the world? How will you know when it...

Recent Comments