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Google Duo soon to be available on Android TV

Google Duo video calling app service will soon be available on Android TV. With Google Duo, you'll be able to directly initiate video calls from your Android TV. Google will roll out Duo beta in the coming weeks. Google said that in order to use this feature, users will need to update to the latest version of Chrome. They’ll also need a Chromecast device with the latest firmware installed. For those users who do not have a camera built-in to their android Tv can use USB camera. Duo on Android TV will support both one-on-one and group calling.

“In an effort to bring the video calling experience to more parts of your home, Google Duo is rolling out a Beta on Android TV in the coming weeks. With Google Duo, you can initiate one-on-one and group calls from your TV, and if your TV doesn’t have a camera built-in, you can simply plug in a USB camera,” wrote TJ Varghese, Group Product M

anager, Google Meet hardware.

"2020 may go down as the year of the video call. It's become an indispensable tool, one we all use more than we likely would have imagined," said TJ Varghese, Group Product Manager, Google Meet hardware.

Just like Google Meet, Google Duo is already supported on the Nest Hub, Nest Hub Max and other smart displays that run Google’s software. Google is reportedly in the planning stages to integrate some of Duo’s features into Meet, which is rumored to act as the search giant’s primary video calling and conferencing software. Google Duo will be rolling out in beta for Android TV over the next few weeks


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