Google Duo majorly improves low-bandwidth video quality with new codec


From Zoom, to Skype, to Google Meet, there’s no shortage of apps
you can use to video call your loved ones during these days of
isolation. But one of the simpler ones is Google Duo, the big G’s
alternative to Apple’sFacetime. Today the company announced a
slew of updates that make the app a more reliable solution for your
video calls Perhaps chief among them is a new AV1 compression
algorithm that appears to improve video quality rather
dramatically. Here’s one side-by-sid comparison of video quality
at a mere 30kbps: You can read more about the new codec here.
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Google Duo majorly improves low-bandwidth video quality with
new codec