New immersive backdrops and styles have been introduced to Google Meet, allowing Web users to modify their backgrounds while on a video conversation. Cafe and Condo, two new animated backdrops, have been introduced to the site to assist users express their current time zone and temperature. Rainy, sunny, or snowy weather, as well as morning and night time zones, will be available in both the interiors.
Previously, Google Meet had background selections such as school, party, and nature. In addition, Google Meet allows you to customize the video by adding light and color filters as well as more stylized backdrops. Google revealed the latest upgrade for Google Meet in a blog post. According to Google, the five new deep, subtle animations will liven up a backdrop or adjust the lighting settings.
Before entering a meeting or during a call, Google Meet desktop users can pick Condo (morning or night) and Cafe (rainy, snowy, or sunny) for animated video backdrops from the effects options menu. Google Workspace clients, as well as G Suite Basic and Business subscribers, will soon be able to choose from a variety of dynamic backdrop themes. Personal Google accounts are now unable to use it. It might take up to 15 days for eligible devices to see the additional options, according to Google. Google also advises that changing the backdrop might cause the device to slow down.
Google offered configurable backdrops for video conversations in 2020 in an attempt to compete with Zoom. Since then, the video calling platform has continued to improve and improve the service. It launched a new options panel in September of this year to provide rapid access to effects like background blur, background pictures, and styles. The business also revealed a feature that allows users to rectify bad lighting during video conversations. When a Web user seems underexposed during a video conversation, the function automatically increases the brightness of their device to improve visibility.