Google Meet Upcoming Features 2020

In a bid to improve the digital learning experience, Google Meet is all set to launch a plethora of new features in coming months this year and here we are going to list and talk about the same features in detail.

Let’s start with the features Moderators are getting in Google Meet in coming months.

Google Meet Upcoming Moderators Specific Features

  • Later this month, Google Meet is bringing a feature that let the moderator to stop any participant from Joining the Meeting once the participant either denied the entry twice or has been ejected.
  • A meeting created will end automatically as soon as the moderators finished the class.
  • New options are coming that let the moderators to easily manage the join request by accepting or rejecting the request in bulk.
  • Moderator specific options to disable the In-Meeting Chat, Set Restrictions on who can present during the Meeting.
  • Lock the meeting until the moderator Joins.

Google Meet Features launching in September

Here is the list of features that Google Meet is rolling out on September this year.

  • 7×7 grid of Tiled View: The platform is going to roll out a tiled view of 7×7 grid to display 49 students at once on the screen.
  • White Board Support: A Whiteboard for students to help them share their ideas.

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Google Meet Features launching in October

Also, In October this year, Google Meet is rolling out some brand-new useful features and here is the list of all of them.

  • Background Blur: The Participant of the meeting can blur their background to feel more comfortable while showing their face.
  • Attendance Tracking: New Attendance tracking option to track who have joined the meeting and who haven’t. (Exclusive to G-Suite Enterprise for Education)
  • Breakout Rooms: To help educators split classes into small group of discussions. (Exclusive to G-Suite Enterprise for Education)

Other Google Meet Features launching later this year

Although the release month of some features are not confirmed yet but expected to launched later this year and here is the list of these sets of features.

  • Hand Raising: A Hand Raising feature to easily track a student who have a doubt or need help with the problem.
  • Q&A: An exclusive Q&A feature to help students easily ask a question without disturbing the flow of the class.
  • Polls: A Poll feature to fetch Opinions and Ideas about a topic from the students.
  • Temporary Recording: Google meet is launching a temporary recording feature for all the education customers for free. This feature allows any meeting to be recorded and can be shared but not be download and will expired automatically after 30 days. Do note that Google Meet Temporary Recordings can be shared only within the same domain. Until Temporary recordings available later this year, all education users will have access to the premium recordings.

Read also: 5 New Features coming to Google Classroom in India

Via: Google Blog

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