The latest development on the Portal TV is really thoughtful and amazing. The whole Smart Camera and Smart Sound offered by the Portal TV on Zoom video calling experience.
You’ll get to enjoy video calls on the biggest screen in the comfort of your home now because Facebook will bring Zoom and GoToMeeting calls support to the Portal TV.
The call support on GoToMeeting and Zoom video calls which was added by the company on its Portal smart display a few months back is now bringing the same feature to Portal TV.
Smart Camera and Smart Sound Will Improve Your Zoom Video Calling Experience
An announcement was made on its newsroom, Facebook states that the 12.5MP 120-degree FoV camera on the Portal TV features Smart Camera tech will keep you in the frame while on a video call.
This feature also makes sure the Smart Sound improves your voice and makes sure the background noise doesn’t interfere nor affect your call, making your voice clearly audible in video calls. This is possible as a result of the 8- microphone array that the Portal TV has.
Zoom video calling support to the Echo Show 10 was added newly by Amazon.
The Portal TV makes way now for video calling using Messenger and WhatsApp and also has Messenger Room which allows group video calling with about 50 People. Netflix is supported by Portal TV, so if you’ll like to stream your favorite movies and TV show to your TV using it, ride on.
Currently though, the feature is missing from the Portal smart display .
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of people work from home. What makes the Portal TV Video for calling perfect is that it will fee up your laptop’s display for other purposes which is a good one for workers from home.
The Portal TV from Facebook is basically for video calling. Considering how Zoom’s popularity spurt in the pandemic, the company adding Zoom video calls support to it was quite a smart move.