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Google’s Duo will offer an interesting alternative to FaceTime on iOS

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Google’s Duo will offer an interesting alternative to FaceTime on iOS

Now not content material with merely release one cross-platform messaging app, Google persisted its emphasis on verbal exchange lately at Google I/O 2016 with the advent of Duo, a brand new video calling app that acts as a significant other to the Allo chat software. On iOS in particular, Duo will offer an alternative to FaceTime with some distinctive options.

With Duo, you'll be able to see a video feed of the one that's calling you sooner than you pick out up, letting you spot if it is any person you realize or now not. While you swipe to solution, the decision is hooked up in an instant, and the app is supposed to paintings smartly even with low connection speeds. The interface will additionally fade away as you communicate, letting you center of attention on your name.

At the technical aspect, Duo makes use of QUIC for speedy connections. Constructed via the workforce at the back of WebRTC, Duo screens video high quality each and every 2d, adjusting seamlessly when wanted. The app will additionally switches simply between Wi-Fi and mobile connections.

Duo, in conjunction with Allo, will be to be had later this summer time. If you are eager about following in conjunction with all the bulletins popping out of Google's annual developer convention, make sure that to take a look at all the Google I/O 2016 protection at our sister site, Android Central.


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