Last month we told you that Google Duo is looking forward to roll out support for 32 people in a Group Video Call. Well, the feature has now been rolled out to all the users using the latest Chrome version 83.0.4103.106. Google Sr. Director of Product and Design Sanaz revealed this info. Via her Twitter handle.
How to Initiate a Group Video Call on Google Duo for Web?
To initiate a group video call on Google Duo for Web, head over to duo.google.com and there you see a list of your contacts and a Create Group button on the left. Tapping on the Create Group button generates a shareable link as well as give you the option to add people to your Group from whom you want to Group chat with. And, this is the place where you see, you can add up to 31 people to initiate a group video chat with them simultaneously.
Now, although you can now initiate a group video call with up to 32 people on Google Duo for web, the feature is limited only to the Chrome users. That means, you can’t able to use this feature on other browsers.
The App recently has brought several new features to improve the user experience. These new features, on the other hand, has brought support for AV1 video codec (AO Media Video 1) to improve the video call quality on low bandwidth network, WaveNetEQ to improve the audio quality, Capture Special Moments, and the brand-new AR Effects.
Google right now is competing with Zoom and Skype via Google Duo and Google Meet and that is why has brought support for 32 participants in a Group Video Call. Let see what new features we going to see in future in the app. For now, that is it for the article.