Reliance Jio is ready to enter the video conference space. The company revealed on Thursday that they are planning to come up with a video conferencing app soon. The app called “Jio Meet” will be a video conferencing cum collaborative app by Reliance Industries.
India has been searching for video conferencing apps since Zoom has been involved in the controversy concerning security flaws. But now Jio seems to fill the gaps and create his own video conferencing app, looking at the proliferation of video conferencing currently in the country.
Pankaj Pawar, Senior Vice President of Reliance Jio Infocomm, said: “Jio Meet is a platform with many unique features: it actually has the ability to work on any device, any operating system, and has the potential to do a complete collaboration.”
He also added that the JioMeet app would not be a typical video conferring app. "Indeed, this cooperation is not limited to a typical application for video conferencing," he said. This basically means that JioMeet will not only be used for video conferencing but will also provide services where users will be able to consult doctors online and get prescriptions. The company also plans to collaborate with educational platforms that allow JioMeet users to create a visual classroom for teachers and students, and they can submit assignments and take virtual exams using the platform.
"We are just a few days away from offering this to all the Indians so that they can take advantage of this in the most secure environment and at the same time in a ‘grandma easy’ kind of platform so that anybody and everybody can use it," Pawar was quoted as saying.
Now coming back to the JioMeet video conferencing platform, about 100 people will be allowed to join a single call as per the information present on the FAQ page of the JioMeet platform. There are currently a large number of video conferencing applications to choose from. Google launched the Premium Meet Premium app yesterday for all users who have Gmail accounts. Google Meet also supports 100 participants in one call. The social media giant Facebook has also created a video conferencing platform called Messenger Rooms, which can allow 50 people to be a part of the call.WhatsApp has also increased the number of participants in a video call from four to eight. The feature is currently available for iOS users.
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