The demand for video calling or video conferencing app has been increased during the lockdown. Classes of all schools and coaching centres across the world are running through online video conferencing. Zoom video calling app has benefited immensely in lockdown. The company has also confirmed that the CEO had never expected to use the app on such a large scale, as the app was designed only for IT users.
Zoom’s success forced many big companies to think
Zoom’s success in lockdown forced many big companies to think. Facebook has recently released the room feature in its Messenger after which many people can make video calling together. Google has also made Google meet free for all in a zoom collision, which was earlier only for gsuit. 250 people can make video calling or conferences at a time from Google meet.
Jio preparing to hit zoom
After Facebook and Google, Reliance Jio has been gearing up for the launch of the new app to hit the market. Reliance Jio has said in a statement that it is soon going to launch video conferencing app Jio Meet.
Senior vice president of Reliance Jio Infocomm Pankaj Pawar said that Jio Meet can be used on any device and any operating system. He also informed that the Jio Meet app can also be used to get suggestions from doctors, though no information has been given at present on the launch date of the app. 100 people will be able to make video calls simultaneously in the Jio Meet app.
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