Still haven’t had enough video calls? If so, then you’ll love the fact that Google Meet is now available on Chromecast, so you can make and receive video calls on your TV set.
in a blog post(opens in a new tab) On Tuesday, Google said that Meet on Chromecast will allow users to host or join meetings. This will require a Google account, the latest version of Chrome, and the latest firmware installed on your Chromecast.
Full requirements and a short walkthrough on how to use the feature can be found here(opens in a new tab), Note that one of the requirements is a computer running Chrome – you won’t be able to join the meeting using only your TV. Also, Google warns that performance on TVs may vary.
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According to Google, this could be particularly useful for remote learning, which usually takes place in the living room. But it can also provide a change of scenery for those who are calling in their stuffy home office. The post said, “Change the usual atmosphere and enjoy your morning meetings on your TV screen in the living room, together with a great cup of coffee.”(opens in a new tab),
Google has been rapidly expanding Meet over the past half year as more and more people use the videoconferencing software to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier a paid software meet was made free for all in April.
Google Meet will be rolling out to Chromecast “over the next few days”.