Like Google Messages, Google Duo could also lose the ability to properly run on unsupported Android devices in the future, as indicated by a new APK teardown on its latest version.
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Google Duo's auto-framing functionality that adjusts the video feed to keep users centered in the frame, which was exclusive to Pixel devices, is also being made available to Samsung phones.
Google is rolling out screen sharing in Duo that will allow users to share the screen of their Android device with other callers. The feature is being rolled out as a server-side update.
Google Duo has been updated to add caption support for recorded voice and video messages that could be useful in noisy environments. It is available in both Android and iOS versions of the app.
Google is seemingly looking to merge Duo with Meet. The transition could take up to two years and the result will see Duo being phased out entirely. The move has surprised the Duo team inside Google.
Google announced today that the participant limit for group video calls on the web has been increased to 32. The feature is currently only supported on Chrome 83 and is end-to-end encrypted.
Back in March, Google announced that it will be increasing the participant limit to 12 on Duo. The company also noted that it is working on increasing the limit further to allow more people on a call.
Google has announced more improvements for Duo including a new Family mode that will let you doodle and use effects while on a video call. Group video calling is also coming to the web.
Google has made Javier Soltero the head of all its messaging products. Up until now, he was the VP and GM of G Suite but will now also lead the unified team of Messages, Duo, & the Android phone app.
Google is working on adding invite links for group video calls on Duo. The feature will only be available on mobile apps as the web version of Duo does not support group video calling.
Google has announced a group of new features that it has already begun rolling out on Google Duo. They include bigger group sizes, better video calls with AV1, and a new moments picture feature.
Google Duo has expanded its group video call to include up to 12 people. Previously, the video calling service only supported up to eight participants. The feature is already live for all Duo users.
Google is reportedly working on a captioning feature for Duo. The feature was spotted in the app's code. The audio will supposedly be sent to Google for transcription as opposed to being on-device.
Google Duo is reportedly testing a picture-in-picture feature for the web version of the video conferencing app. The feature is said to launch on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in a few months.
Samsung is working on integrating Google Duo with its Messages app allowing users to seamlessly start Duo video calls from within the app. It plans to use RCS for free data up to 5MB for such calls.
Google today announced an update to its personal video calling app, Duo, that brings with it the much-awaited group video call feature. The app is also receiving a data saver feature in some markets.
OnePlus has announced that it's baking Google Duo right into OxygenOS for several of its devices. The move comes after research had found Google Duo offered the best video call quality.
Google has pushed an update for Duo which adds support for tablets. One other interesting note is that the app now works on the HP Chromebook X2, the first Chromebook to get support for Duo.
A recent teardown of the Google Allo app for Android has revealed that users may soon be able to connect with their Gmail contacts, in addition to the phone number linked accounts.
Google today launched Duo, its new video chat app that is designed for 1-to-1 calls. The app was announced at Google's I/O 2016 developer conference alongside Allo, which is not launching today.