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Google Hangouts - Technics for Friday by Finetech

People are drifted away from old communication trends to new, easy & user friendly communication platforms. The latest wrinkle among everyone is Google Hangouts. It was launched in 2013. According to figures hangout is within the top 20 communication softwares.

Hangout consist of hangout chat & hangout meet. Hangout allows to communicate between two or more people. It is possible to collaborate with several groups as well. You can share pictures while chatting & emojis can be used to express your emotion in a very fascinating way.

Google later introduced Google Meet which facilitates for video conferencing meetings, this is actually business amiable, because it’s a cost effective collaboration platform, can interact with co-workers & also with customers. Google meet is fully integrated with G Suite. You can join the video conferencing on the go by dialing. Though google hangout allows for maximum of 10 people, google meet in G Suite Basic, Business & Education allows for 25 people to concurrently video conference while google meet in G Suite Enterprise & Enterprise for Education allows for 50 participants.

It's free to make voice calls through google hangouts to other hangout users & also to USA & Canada, but to call landlines there is a cost. Chat is built with no 1 enterprise grade security with single sign on, two way authentication etc.

Starting a hangout as easy as a pie. All you have to do is to open your gmail, go to nine dots on top right hand side & click on hangouts icon. You can schedule a hangout in calendar. Hangout caters for mobile apps for iOS & android devices.



 Benefits in a nutshell


- HD video calls

- Voice calls

- Instant messaging

- Hangout on air (webinars, live broadcasting of a conference call)

- Conferencing upto 15 people

- Screen sharing

- Intelligent muting

- Compatibility with several computing devices

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