Google beats all video call applications with one update. Google Duo becomes the first free video call application that can connect up to 100 people at a time. Initially, Google Duo had 4 users and then an update took it to 8, and later on 12 could connect at a time.
Moreover, in the new update, Google implements a new AV1 video codec to all Duo calls to improve video call quality over slower internet connections.
Google launches Google Duo application to help users stay in touch with the people they haven’t been able to see due to the social distancing measures in place across the globe.
Google Duo can be operating on desktop and mobiles as well. The user has to login with google account and starts digital meetups. Its use is private and business purposes at the same time. Furthermore, there is no charges or time limit like other premium applications.
Google Duo calls can now kick-start from Google Chrome. The feature is only in preview at the moment, so it will undergo more beta testing before it’s roll out to millions of users worldwide.
Chrome is used by roughly 67 per cent of all desktop web users. Since the pandemic started traffic on roads turns into the web traffic.
Furthermore, with the closing of educational institutions and cooperate sectors that cannot survive without interaction. Classes turn into digital class and businesses turns into the digital market.
Google helps students and teachers in the way to launch google classroom. Where teachers and students meet and discuss course material. Moreover, teachers post their slides and data so they could have interaction.
War of Applications
While it is a searing battle raging for your video calls at the moment. Meanwhile, family and friends have turned to video call apps to keep in touch.
However, each application has different limitations and flaws in it. Google tries to introduce something new which meets the needs of all users.
Google Duo beats all similar applications like WhatsApp, FaceTime, and Zoom. WhatsApp and FaceTime are mostly for interacting with family and friends. While Zoom is a newly launched app aim for business purposes. Unlike, WhatsApp and FaceTime it a premium application.
However, Facebook is launching a new service ‘Messenger Rooms’, that allows up to 50 people with either Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, or Instagram accounts to video call.
While Google made its business and education video call app Google Meet free for everyone to make calls with up to 100 people at the same time. However, the integration with Google Chrome could be a game-changer that no other web browser comes close to it.
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