Google announced today that it’s introducing some new features for its Hangouts video calling service with some nice improvements specifically for Google Apps for Work customers. First up, Google is adding the ability for Google Apps for Work users to invite anyone with a Google account to join a Hangouts meeting through a URL.
That includes either a work or personal Google account, but does have some restrictions that Google outlines here. Google notes that “Uninvited guests can join only from a web browser” and “Joining from a mobile device is not currently supported.” Previously Google required users joining a meeting to have a Google apps account.
In addition, Google is rolling out other improvements for all Hangouts users today including new features for screensharing when presenting to a large group and improved ambient noise filters: Read more