Google Meet will have many news starting in May. Web version for computers It will introduce a new design It will merge mission To improve work during a video call with multiple participants. In addition, it promises to make communications “more fun” with the ability to change our background for a video.
to me What was announced By Google, starting next month, the renewed theme will be available on the platform. One of the first points to note is that, from the redesign, access to key tools is during video calls It will be from the bottom bar.
The list of participants, chat, and attachments will now be located in the far right of the bottom bar. In the middle, meanwhile, the most used options will be: Mute the microphone, stop the video, turn on the subtitles, and end the call, Among other things. The rest of the items can be accessed from the drop-down menu, as well as from the central command.
With this change, Google Meet will have its own Greater vertical space For distribution to conference participants. In addition, when the content is shared, it can be set to have a prominent place on the screen, or uninstalled to expand the view of other users. In the coming months, Mountain View will add the ability to anchor multiple content groups in a single presentation.
Another novelty that Google Meet will be listing from May will allow for this Mark one or more participants above the rest. The option to change our size, reduce it, or hide it will also be integrated. feed Video so that we don’t see ourselves during the call.
Google Meet will seek to improve the image quality
The redesign of the web version of Google Meet will be accompanied by tools to improve image quality for each connected user. the service It will detect when the user appears under exposure to light And it will increase the brightness automatically to improve visibility. This option was previously available on mobile versions.
Another novelty is automatic zoom, which will use artificial intelligence to detect when a person is moving and leaving the frame. the program The image will be enlarged and the user centered So that no distractions are created. It is important to clarify that this option will only be available for the paid version through Workspace.
Can video conferencing be … fun?
Announcing the changes to the service starting in May, Google said it not only intends to make using Meet simple, but also More fun. The question is “in what way?”
The video calling platform will add capacity to the web version Change our background for the video. In principle, the animation options will be three: party, forest, and class. It should be noted that a similar tool already exists however Only for static backgrounds.
With remote work already ingrained in the daily lives of millions of people, Google Meet aims to evolve and stay ahead of the curve in Hand to hand fight Hold with zoom.