Google has introduced group calling function for its Nest Hub Max sensible show by way of firm’s current video calling companies Google Duo and Google Meet. Besides, the corporate also previewed Google Meet upcoming options like background blur, customized background, polling, and so forth. for educators and enterprises.
Video calling on Google Nest Hub Max
Currently accessible in the US, the Nest customers could make a bunch video call with as much as 32 individuals by way of Google Duo or with as much as 100 individuals by way of Google Meet. To begin a bunch video call by way of Google Duo utilizing Nest Hub Max, person have to first create teams on the Duo cell app. Once the teams are created, person can begin a bunch video call by way of a voice command ‘Hey Google, make a bunch call’ to Nest Hub Max and faucet on the group to attach with.
Besides Nest Hub Max, the Duo group video calling is accessible on LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 Smart Display, JBL Link View and Lenovo’s 8-inch and 10-inch Smart Displays. However, the Meet group video calling is accessible to Nest Hub Max customers solely.
Google Meet upcoming options
As for the upcoming Google Meet options, the corporate mentioned it’ll quickly add more options to its educator and enterprise centric video calling service. These options include hand elevating to permit individuals in assembly to inform the host after they have a query or one thing to say, assembly attendance for the host to know who attended the assembly, breakout rooms to separate individuals into smaller teams for parallel discussions with out having to disconnect the video call, Q&A for handy questions and solutions session, and polling for individuals to have interaction.