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Google Meet’s hand-raising feature is getting a more visible animation

Google Meet, Google’s reply to video calling companies like Zoom, is getting a assortment of useful tweaks to its hand-raising feature as a part of ongoing updates to Workspace. The brand new adjustments, spotted by 9to5Google, embrace a new hand-raising animation, notification sound, and changes to how hosts are made conscious of raised arms.

Whereas the replace is minor, for anybody who makes use of Google Meet in a giant group setting or often attends webinars, the tweaks will likely be useful — plus, the brand new animation actually is good.

Right here’s Google’s breakdown of the adjustments you’ll discover because the replace rolls out to Workspace customers:

Google says the brand new feature will likely be accessible for any assembly created by hosts with Workspace Necessities, Enterprise Commonplace, Enterprise Plus, Enterprise Necessities, Enterprise Commonplace, Enterprise Plus, Training Fundamentals, Training Plus, Nonprofit, and G Suite Enterprise accounts.

For the more thrilling adjustments to Workspace introduced on the I/O 2021 Developers Conference, you’ll have to attend a bit longer. Google simply rolled out Workspace to anybody with a Google account and enabled its new Chat and Rooms features (replacements for G Chat and Slack). Larger adjustments like smart chips, which makes all Workspace apps more interoperable and fluid, are nonetheless a methods off.

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