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Google has not too long ago launched a brand new replace to its digital assembly platform, Google Meet. It has prolonged the customers’ capacity to change the background in Meet in Android units, which is initially restricted to pick customers. The digital background function was earlier restricted to the online model of the Google Meet and was first pushed to internet units in October 2020.
The function contains blurring or choosing considered one of “Google’s hand-picked photos” that embrace workplace areas, landscapes, and summary wallpapers. The video feed in Google Meet’s pre-call “inexperienced room” will function a brand new button to blur or change the background. After clicking, it opens a carousel with two blur choices, and varied presets.
If customers need to change the background earlier than happening a video name, they’ll choose a gathering to hitch and faucet on “change background” on the backside of their self-view. They will select to both blur the background or use the accessible presets.
To alter the background throughout an ongoing video name, customers can faucet the display for self-view, adopted by tapping the “change background” possibility to decide on between blurring it or making use of the accessible presets.
The background replace might be made accessible on iPhone/iPad shortly whereas it’s rolling out in a phased method for Android customers for now.
Google has additionally introduced a significant UI change not too long ago, aiming at making options and settings extra accessible. A backside bar has been added to the interface to permit customers to entry all the required choices, a few of which had been earlier listed underneath the settings menu.
The brand new backside bar contains the assembly code, video, microphone, captions, hand raises, and different toggles. Customers can discover assembly particulars like becoming a member of data, polls, the chat panel, Q&A, and extra on the far proper backside of the Meet. They will additionally see different contributors on the display. The presentation view might be unpinned as a tile that permits seeing further contributors and mute any audio of their presentation.