Google Meet is arguably one of the most popular video conferencing platforms in the world. Over the years, the company has continued to refine the platform by adding new functionalities. From background blur to breakout rooms, Google Meet has come a long way as far as ease of use is concerned. Now, Google is taking another step in this direction by rolling out the Live Translated Caption feature on Google Meet.
This new feature essentially translates conversations from one language to another in Google Meet in real time. Google says Google Meet’s Live Translated Caption feature helps make video calls on its platform “inclusive and collaborative by removing language proficiency barriers.” “When meeting participants consume content in their preferred language, it helps to equalize information sharing, learning and collaboration and ensures that your meetings are as effective as possible for everyone. Written in a post.
Google says the feature will be especially helpful for meetings or training meetings with globally distributed teams. Google also said that it will help teachers connect and interact with students in a better way.
Notably, Google first announced this feature last year at its annual developers conference – Google I/O. Later, it started testing it with a small group of users. Today the company announced that the new Google Meet feature is out of beta testing and is available to all users on the web and mobile devices. At launch, the feature can translate English meetings into French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.
As far as availability is concerned, Google says that it has started rolling out this feature for Google Meet users and it will be available to all users within the next 15 days. However, users have to enable it manually to be able to use it.
How to Enable Google Meet’s Live Translated Captions Feature on the Web
Step 1: Open Google Meet on the web.
Step 2: Go to the Settings option and then to the Captions option.
Step 3: Now click on Translated Caption option.
How to Enable Google Meet’s Live Translated Captions Feature on Mobile Devices
Step 1: Open Google Meet on your smartphone.
Step 2: Go to the Settings option and then tap on Captions.
Step 3: Now, go to the Live Caption option and then tap on the translation language option.
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