Monday, April 22, 2019

Week 9 Tech Showcase - Google Hangouts Meet Hardware

Google Hangouts Meet Hardware

Google Hangouts Meet is transitioning. Please review this Transition Timeline for additional info.

What is Google Hangouts Meet?

With Google Hangouts Meet, you can hold impromptu video meetings on the go, virtual training classes around the world, remote interviews, and much more

What is Dial-in?

Dial-in allows you to connect to a meeting using a phone number as an alternative to the meeting code. This feature will automatically be selected when you select the Hangouts Meet conferencing option while creating a calendar event in Google Calendar. Note that this dial-in feature uses an international phone number, which allows meeting participants in other countries to join the Meeting. Please visit this G Suite Updates Article for more information about Dial-in.

image depicting a calendar event containing hangouts meet information

Why should you use Hangouts Meet and Dial In?

It promotes communication from anywhere in the world. This is especially useful for quickly joining a Hangouts meeting on-the-go via a laptop or phone call.

Google Hangouts Meet Hardware is a meeting device found in select rooms on campus that enables video conferencing powered by Google Hangouts. With these devices, you can hold a video conference with up to 25 participants. Google Hangouts Meet Hardware on campus use full HD 1080p cameras.

(Located DLS 209, Charter Room)

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