People have been studying or working from home for months now and while they may have eased into a familiar routine, there are still plenty of distractions that can disrupt a makeshift home workspace—to help with audio distractions, Google is rolling out rolling out AI-powered noise cancellation for Google Meet. Noise cancellation was one of the three top-requested features for Google Meet, as ambient noise can challenge conversations had on the video conferencing platform. As Google describes, "Meet can now intelligently filter out background distractions—like your dog barking or keystrokes as you take meeting notes."
The noise cancellation features are being introduced firstly for the web, then Android and iOS later in the year. As people continue to learn and work from home, this feature will help all parties keep their focus.