Due to the lockdown people have started meeting and talking online. For this, where some companies have created new applications and some have improved the old applications.
Digital technology did not allow Work and Education from Home to be affected due to the lockdown in the country due to the Corona epidemic. Education through modern technology was already being used as an online study. But a situation like lockdown developed many technologies in a very short time. Among these technologies, there are many platforms which have provided services to the users without any expense. As online classes were being conducted in the form of audio and video, meetings were also being conducted in the work from home. These software were also tried in works like TV and Live Video Debate. Know about them in detail-
Google renamed its video conferencing and messaging platform Hangout at the time of lockdown. It is now known as Google Meat. 2 million users of Google Meet are increasing every day. There are 100 million students and teachers on Google Classroom. You can currently access advanced and premium features of Meat for free to help businesses and schools stay connected. It can hold up to 250 people video conferencing simultaneously. Also, content up to 100,000 viewers can live stream and that too with users domain. In this, all G Suite users can also record meetings. These can be recorded and saved on Google Drive. Users can also present their full screens, tabs and application windows on Google Meet.
Zoom video conferencing
Many large educational institutions connected the students to live education. Through this app, students and teachers can complete courses both in video and audio from mobile / laptop. Employees doing work from home are also resorting to this app for meetings. Through this, the teacher or the boss has to arrange a meeting and share the generated URL with the participant. All people can connect through the URL at the appointed time, both audio and video, to complete the necessary meeting or study. In this, the teacher or the boss can also share their screen.
Facebook messenger room
A new video chat feature Messenger Rooms has been released by social networking platform Facebook. Through this, users can create chat rooms and do video chatting with 50 people simultaneously. Messenger rooms are built into Facebook Messenger itself and can also be shared in news feeds, groups and events. The special thing is that people who are not Facebook users can also join video chatting rooms. There is no time limit for chat rooms. The user hosting the messenger room has all the controls so that he can lock or unlock the room. Only the user who prepares the room will send the meeting URL to the participant. Apart from this, the host user also has the option to remove any participant from the room at any time.
Whatsapp messenger room
On WhatsApp, users have found a shortcut to the Messenger Room. This shortcut is being given in some countries on the Android beta app and this will enable Facebook Messenger rooms to be created and video calls from 50 people simultaneously. WhatsApp beta users in the US are getting this update. The new feature is in WhatsApp beta version 2.20.139. The video room will open as soon as you tap on the new shortcut found in the WhatsApp chat window. When users tap on the call icon to make a group call, they will be given the option to ‘Create a Room’.
Skype to Skype calling for audio or video conferencing on any device is free online for 50 people (49 people and you). Live captions and subtitles in Skype help in reading the words spoken during a call. During any type of call, simply select the More (+) button and select ‘Turn on subtitles’. You can also overcome the language barrier and translate your calls and chats in real time.
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