Google’s Duo is already “the best video calling service that you’re not using” — even Samsung, it seems, has seen light — but the company’s not just resting on its laurels with a steady stream of new features rolling out every so often.
The latest innovation from Google in this regard has to also be one of the most fascinating, as the company is using machine learning algorithms to deal with packet loss (when data is lost as it travels across the internet) by estimating what the lost audio may have been (via The Verge).
While such technologies already exist, Google’s implementation, the brainchild of its DeepMind subsidiary, fares far better than its competition and can replicate larger amount of missing audio, the company claims. It’s also been trained to work with 48 different languages.
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