pair of updates to Meet, which Google is currently implementing, will increase accuracy and reduce the performance impact of background effects.
A more realistic backdrop blur, background replacement, and immersive backgrounds and styles are now possible with Google Meet on the web thanks to enhanced background and foreground separation. available here is a prime illustration of the quality upgrade.
On devices that are not the best fit for real-time video effects, desktop Google Meet will now utilize cloud processing. To provide the greatest experience, the video service automatically switches between device-based and cloud-based effect processing.
This will increase video quality while preserving battery life and up to 30% of your device’s CPU. Background blur and light adjustment are the first two effects to use cloud-based processing; later on, background placement and other effects will follow.
The following functionalities are now available:
improved separation between the foreground and background
accessible to every user on qualified devices. To learn more about device eligibility for backdrop and visual effects, see the Help Center. Processing in the cloud
Visit the Help Center to learn more about availability ; it is accessible to Google Workspace Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus customers, and Workspace Individual users on eligible devices in eligible countries (North America, Europe, Northern Africa, Central Asia, and Southeastern Asia). Not accessible to users of the legacy G Suite Basic and Business plans, Google Workspace Essentials, Business Starter, Enterprise Essentials, Education Fundamentals, Education Plus, Frontline, and Nonprofits. Users with personal Google Accounts cannot access this MORE INFO ON GOOGLE MEET: FTC: We employ automatically earning affiliate connections. More.