The Google are Fast-Growing To Meet Video Tool Getting Zoom-Like Layout, Gmail Link

Google Company are allow to business & education users on Gmail to the directly take calls on its video conferencing tool Meet starting at the Thursday,The new feature being offered as the Google Alphabet unit to seeks to capitalise on the security and other concerns with rival services. These integration of Meet with the email is the first of several features its being launched ahead of schedule because of a surge in thedemand for the video conferencing, Google vice president Javier Soltero told Reuters.



These Google Meet is available only to the schools, businesses & governments and is distinct from the consumer-focused Hangouts tool, are added daily users to faster than any other Google service since January. Million of the institutions now are relying on Meet because of the lockdowns associated with the COVID-19, the company said. The Many functionalities it will be added to the later of this month, The (Soltero said).In the Meet will offer the layout displaying up to 16 call participants at the once, In resembling of a popular option on rival Zoom that its users have compared to the grid in the opening sequence of American TV show (Brady Bunch)



In The addition Google Meet will improve to video quality in the dim lighting & filtering of background noise, such as the keyboard clicks and slamming doors. The Soltero declined to the specify Meet user growth rate, but its said a recent peak was 60 percent more the users compared to a day earlier. The GoogleComapny are Offiacly announced last Thursday that Meet, which is available on a desktop and browser or through mobile apps, was adding 2 million the new users per day & had more than 100 million education users across 150 countries.



The Google is not charging customers for upgrades to Meet-related features like large video calls during a six-month period in the ending of September. These policy, which is aimed at winning over the customers in the long run, could add to the strain on Google's profits at a time at when its ads sales business is taking a hit.


Google Challenging rivals




The Video chatting tools from the Microsoft, Zoom Video Communications & Cisco also have reported record growth since lockdowns began it some company & schools later are banned Zoom over security issues it has since tried to fix, while Microsoft & Cisco services can be more challenging for first-time users to harness. The Soltero is also said Google has benefited from swiftly delivering new features in the last month.The seen time & time again to customers and there prospects coming from other solutions of that have not been able to keep up or had concerns in the security and reliability,( Soltero) is also said, pointing to the New York City public schools' jump to Meet from Zoom as an example.


The Google last month give educators greater the control over who could join calls, weeks before the Zoom introduced similar features to curb a practice dubbed "Zoombombing" in which strangers effectively are hacked into meetings & classes to disrupt them. In forthcoming Meet option, (Soltero) is also told Reuters, will let users display a specific tab on their Google Chrome browser, a more granular screen-sharing option than Zoom and others provide. The Zoom company also blamed some of its security issues on unexpectedly broad usage of its free version.


The Google's Soltero described not the developing safeguards for free tools as "inherently wrong."



In the acknowledged that Google Hangouts, Google's free video conferencing service for non-business users, lacks security & meeting control features that are available in Meet. As the result, some people in recent weeks are used their corporate or school Meet accounts to host non-work social gatherings.(Soltero) is also said Google is working on streamlining features across the services, "so the products they use at work, they can use at home."

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