You most likely haven’t considered Google Glass shortly, however the Enterprise Version of its heads-up show is getting a neat new trick: it’ll be capable of use Google Meet (formerly Hangouts Meet) to let distant supervisors see via the eyes of their staff within the subject and assist them full duties with reside chat.
It’s an concept Microsoft has been pursuing since the very first HoloLens demos, the place it walked us via the method of fixing a lightweight swap through a Skype video name. However Microsoft has since discontinued its Skype for HoloLens app. As a substitute, it costs between $20 and $65 per user per month for entry to its newer Dynamics 365 Remote Assist program. (See the video beneath.)
In its official blog post, Google says the brand new Meet performance is just for paying Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) clients, and even they might want to apply for the beta as of now, even though Google opened up direct sales of the Google Glass Enterprise Version 2 in February. I suppose you can simply level your cellphone with Google Meet at your work, however then you definitely wouldn’t be hands-free.
Each Microsoft and Google have already got a wide range of enterprise clients for his or her headsets. One notable early win for Google was Boeing, which used it to assist construct airplanes by augmenting the PDF meeting guides they needed to view on laptop computer screens.
Google has been pushing Meet quite a bit because the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which is smart given the rise of rival teleconferencing platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Groups. The corporate lately shoehorned the video chat platform into Gmail, rolled out its personal Meet conference room hardware bundles, and added group calls to its Nest smart displays.