The Google workspace works in a cloud setup and collaborates with teammates. Innovation and updates are given to workspace apps. The productivity of people working in the workspace improves after many new features come into the fray. Artificial intelligence helps people to improve their work. New technologies are often introduced in the workspace apps. In Hybrid-work mode, users work at the office or home. Institutions now support hybrid mode work. Introducing updates for hybrid mode workspace improves productivity.
Latest innovations in Google docs
Workspace offers frequent innovations in the apps to improve the working way. Some of the updates related to google docs are listed here below.
- Automated summaries
- Pageless format
- Email draft template
- Meeting notes template
A summary is a brief overview of points in a document. It helps to parse the info. For a very long article, summarizing points is difficult. The summary for the long article is automatically generated by AI. The option of manually editing the summaries is also available.
Email draft and Meeting notes template
People send an email by drafting the mail in a document editor. After writing the emails, documents are uploaded to the computer. By using the email draft template, enter the upload button to import the contents directly into the draft email in Gmail. Notes are taken by the people in the calendar manually. The meeting notes template imports calendar meeting invites, smart chips, and attachment files automatically.
The pageless format in google docs
Using traditional formats to print a document will not be useful for collaboration. The traditional page formats have their boundaries. So the document can not be extended according to the device the user works. To overcome this shortcoming a pageless format is used so that users expand the size of the document account to their device or screen.
Steps to add the pageless option
- Go to google docs.
- Select a file.
- Go to the File menu.
- Go to page setup.
- Choose the ‘Paperless’ option.
- Click ok.
Google Meet video new features
The meetings are necessary for a company to meet with stakeholders. Video meetings come into the place where people work across different work modes like working from home and working from the office. Google meet connects everyone to collaborate in a work. Image, sound, and content are enhanced with new updates. Automatic light adjustment and noise reduction are introduced for google meet.
Portrait restore & Portrait light
Google meet works on video chatting between users. Video quality is affected by various factors like light, webcam quality, and network connectivity. To overcome these limitations Artificial intelligence is applied to improve video quality. Lighting is important for a video and it affects the output. Using the portrait light option studio quality lighting is given to the video. Light position & brightness can be adjusted using this option. Dereverberation filters the echoes in the location so it produces studio-quality audio. Using Live sharing of all the media contents across users.
Other Google Meet enhancements
Other google meet enhancements regarding google meet are in the pipeline for the workspace users listed below.
- Adaptive framing
- Meeting room check-in
- Companion mode mobile
- Automatic video framing
- Automatic meeting transcriptions
- Controlling slides
Automatic & Adaptive framing
All the people in the video conferencing are made visible to everyone. AI-powered cameras are used for adaptive framing. ‘Meeting room check-in’ displays the name alongside the room. Other updates in google meet are Companion mode mobile, which uses mobile as a second screen. Assigning conference rooms to breakout rooms, ‘Automatic video framing’ frames the user before the start of a meeting and they can reframe it manually, ‘Automatic meeting transcriptions’ transcribe the video meeting, Controlling slides directly within meet shows users’ content and audience simultaneously.
The above new enhancements are very helpful for people working in Hybrid work. Google workspace offers these updates frequently to users. We are one of the google workspace resellers. Regular updates about the workspace are updated here. To get regular updates please check here.