Hangout new feature announcement by Tim Blasi

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Tim Blasi originally shared this post:
More Hangouts love for different bandwidth environments  

Today we're excited to launch two new features that improve the Hangouts experience in areas with low and/or unreliable connectivity:

1) Bandwidth slider. At the top right of every hangout is a new slider that lets you adjust your bandwidth preferences in real-time. This makes it easier to keep hangouts going, even in areas with poor connectivity.

2) Audio-only mode. Choose this mode to send and receive audio only, and thus, significantly reduce your bandwidth requirements. Other participants will only see your profile picture, but they'll hear you loud and clear.

Both of these features are coming your way today but they're rolling out separately so you may see one before you see the other. Very soon both features will be available to everyone, so give 'em a try and let us know what you think! Thanks for your patience.

I just found the post on +Bradley Horowitz  profile. +Tim Blasi  from +Google  just made the announcement about the new feature that allows bandwidth adjustment on #Hangouts on +Google+

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