Next, Hangouts Chat will be more closely integrated with Gmail, adding many features and features to the Gmail service. It will be co-located with the previous Hangouts messaging service and now includes users, rooms and bots, and individual feature options. Among them, the room is basically used as a chat room, and by replacing the traditional email part area, a complete view of the chat window can be opened. In the extended view, the most beneficial point is the group conversation, which will also provide users with more threaded dialog space to simplify the working conversation through the new interface. The personal chat will still open as a small pop-up at the bottom edge of the display. However, as before, they can also be extended to larger windows to make chatting easier.
In terms of Hangouts meet, it can be an important dialogue tool for presentations and live streaming. One of the biggest new features that is said to be coming soon is the real-time captioning feature, which uses Google's speech recognition to help users with audiovisual impairments. This seems to make it easier for every disabled user, as well as a non-English speaking user, to attend a press conference. In addition, it is reported that Meet will allow public live streaming to make tasks such as SME shareholder meetings easier.
The new features of Hangouts are expected to be available soon, and Hangouts aims to be a direct competitor to applications such as Slack and Asana, and to increase usability while leveraging Google material design concepts to design user interfaces.