Google Duo might get web app, group calls, other big features, app is coming to smart displays
Popular video chat app Google Duo could be receiving some major new features in the coming months. The news comes from Google Duo creator/lead engineer Justin Uberti who recently took to Twitter to reveal the 2018 roadmap for the service.
Uberti first confirmed that smart displays (smart speakers with a screen) powered by Google Assistant will be able to make video calls through Duo. In the comments section of the tweet, one user asked the Googler about the possible inclusion of the following functionalities:
Yes— Justin Uberti (@juberti) January 9, 2018
While that's not a clear confirmation that we'll see group calls or web/ChromeOS versions of the app, at least we have a rough idea of what could happen in the following months. The introduction of Duo to Google-powered smart devices is a sure sign that the tech giant has many reasons to further enhance the service.