Google’s Duo video chatting app is going to get a major knock in call quality, on account of another video codec technology the organization intends to turn out in the following week. The codec, called AV1, is the result of an industry-wide consortium called the Alliance for Open Media. AV1 is the successor to VP9 and can create essentially higher information pressure rates than earlier standards, which makes it incredible for mobile video apps like streaming TV shows and live video calling.
Google Duo video calls Are Going to Get Good Quality
Google says all Duo calls will presently use AV1, making even low-transmission capacity video calls show up a lot higher caliber than previously. The codec change will likewise help with video call solidness, as well. Notwithstanding the AV1 update, Google is likewise releasing another photograph mode for Duo beginning today so you can capture and afterward share one next to the other photographs of you and one other person on your call. The feature will extend to group calls “soon.” Google says it also plans to increase the group size from 12 members to make it considerably higher subsequent to raising the limit from eight before the end of last month.
With the ascent of video calling and teleconferencing during the coronavirus pandemic, organizations like Google and contender Zoom are racing to include new features while, especially for Zoom’s situation, ensuring security and protection remain flawless. Prior today, Google included a Zoom-like display see for its enterprise video calling app, Meet.
Google likewise said it’s seeing an astounding uptick in Duo usage, including an 800 percent expansion in video messages. Consequently, Google says it’s changing its policy on those video messages, which can be recorded and sent to companions for review sometime later, with the goal that they can be spared naturally as opposed to lapsing following 24 hours.