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Google Meet now with Gmail integration and more

Recently Google announced that it will extend access to September 30th for its G Suite and G Suite for Education customers.

Now Google is announcing new features coming to enterprise and education customers of G Suite. The new features are Gmail integration, which they said they are launching ahead of schedule, due to increased demand.

Google’s G Suite”added daily users faster than any other Google service since January” General Manager and Vice President of G Suite at Google, Javier Soltero said in an interview with Reuters.

Millions of institutions now are relying on Meet because of lockdowns associated with the coronavirus

Javier Soltero, Google Vice President

Other functionalities will be added later this month, Soltero said. Meet plans to offer a grid layout displaying up to 16 call participants.

In addition, Meet will improve video quality in dim lighting and filtering of background noise, such as keyboard clicks and slamming doors.

Google recently revealed that Google Meet has seen 2 million more new users who are spending over 2 billion combined minutes on any given day as people are working from home in record numbers.

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Source: Reuters