The strings concerning background blur have been noticed in Google Meet model 41.5, hinting that the app may quickly acquire help for the characteristic. Google has had a purposeful background blur characteristic it calls ‘Portrait mode’ for its calling app Duo since final 12 months.
It doesn’t come as a shock that Google Meet is gaining background blur characteristic. In actuality, even with this addition, the corporate lags behind aggressive video conferencing instruments on this facet. Zoom and Microsoft Teams supply subtle mechanisms to blur or select your personal background.
Although the report hints on the characteristic’s arrival on the cell model, we may anticipate the corporate to make it accessible on the internet model as effectively. We speculate that as a result of a lot of the business-oriented video conferencing occurs on the internet.
Google Meet has witnessed a surge in adoption ever because the firm made the service free for everybody with a Google account. In truth, the app just lately crossed 50 million downloads on Play Store, an enormous leap from 5 million downloads initially of March.
The firm has additionally began rolling out a Google Meet integration with Gmail final month utilizing which customers can simply entry Google Meet from the left aspect pane current in Gmail.
Given the present circumstances, we may anticipate Google to deliver the much-needed background blur characteristic to Google Meet sooner reasonably than later for distraction-free video conferencing.