Google is adding the ability to group video calls with Google and Google Display, starting in the US via Smart Display. Nest Hub Max, JBL Link View, Lenovo’s 8-inch and 10-inch Smart Display, and LG XBoam AI TheQ WK9 Smart Display will be the first smart display to receive support for group video calls via Google Duo; However, now only the Nest Hub Max will support Google Meet Group video calls. With Google Duo, a group of up to 32 people can be called, while a maximum of 100 people can be held using Google Meet.
Google announced in a blog post that it was the first time Google Meat was introduced on a smart display, and it enhanced Google’s efforts to make Meat easily accessible on all types of devices, with recent conversations Given a dependency on group calls for. Users can now ask Google Assistant to place a group call on Google Duo or Google Meeting.
To make group video calls via Google Duo, Smart Display users will first need to create a group in the Google Duo mobile app. After that, they can just go to Nest Hub Max (or other compatible devices) and call, “Hey Google, make a group call”. They will then need to tap on the Duo group they want to connect for a video call to start on their smart display. This enables the user to walk around the house while continuing to talk and watch on calls. As mentioned, the Duo allows up to 32 people on a group call.