Google is rolling out its impressive noise cancellation in Google Meet for Android and iOS. Unfortunately, it is not available to everyone. You must be a G Suite Enterprise or G Suite Enterprise for Education customer to take advantage of the handy feature, Google says. Google first introduced this to the web in June.
The technology is designed to mute background noise like a keyboard or a barking dog while you are on a Google Meet call. If you want to get an idea of how effective it can be, read this VentureBeat Video posted in June by Serge Lachapelle, a director of product management for G Suite, showing how noise-canceling technology soothes a crumpled bag of snacks, a click pen, and a clinking glass (skip to 1
The Google G Suite Updates blog states that the noise cancellation feature is turned off by default on mobile devices. However, you can activate them during a call by accessing the call’s settings. (Here’s Google’s guide on how to do it.) The feature will be rolling out today and should be fully deployed within a few days.