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Duet AI: Elevate Video Chat Camera with AI Backgrounds

Video chat cameras have been a popular tool for conducting meetings on video conferencing platforms like Google Meet. It allows us to connect and see people in different locations, breaking geographical locations. 

Another popular trend in the technology industry is AI. Artificial intelligence has been making waves in communication technology, especially video conference cameras and platforms. Google has created Duet AI, which works with Google Workspace. 

In this article, we will explore what duet AI is and how it can be leveraged when using Google Meet for AI backgrounds. 

Unveiling Duet AI

Duet AI is an innovative technology that leverages artificial intelligence. It is embedded in different Google workspaces, allowing users to work better and collaborate with people in real-time.  Duet AI’s features help you perform tasks such as writing, organizing, visualizing, and accelerating workflows for a better and richer meeting experience. 

In the context of video conferencing experiences,  Google developed such powerful technology to allow users to change their backgrounds in real-time during video calls. This means you can have a professional-looking backdrop without needing physical green screens or elaborate setups. Unlike traditional static backgrounds, Duet AI creates dynamic, AI-generated backgrounds that allow users to express themselves more while enjoying a secure meeting experience as AI safeguards their privacy. 

Getting Started with Duet AI in Google Meet

Here are the steps to use duet AI in Google Meet. 

Setting up Duet AI in Google Workspace

To enable Duet AI, simply follow these steps: 

  1. Open your Google account. 
  2. Under your account, click on the subscription or upgrade subscription button, then choose the Google Workspace add-on. 
  3. You will see the Duet AI option and click Start Free Trial. The AI duet allows a free trial version; once it ends, you must pay $30 monthly. 
  4. Once a free trial starts, you must assign user licenses.  In assigning users, you have to choose AI Duet, set users, check boxes, click assign licensing on the above use, and select Duet for AI Workspace. 
  5. Users will see a short prompt note introducing the subscribe AI function once licensing is selected. 

How to Use Duet AI in Google Meeting

Here’s an instruction on how to use Duet AI when joining a Google Meeting

  1. Click on the invite link. 
  2. Before entering a meeting, you will see a preview of how you will look when joining the meeting, and this includes a video of yourself. 
  3. Click the Apply Visual Effects button on the preview screen's lower right side. 
  4. From there, you’ll have the option to have a virtual background. Click on the brush icon to try the new AI-generated backgrounds. 
  5. In the box, write the description you want in the background. 
  6. The AI will then generate your virtual background based on the description that you gave. This will take up to 20 seconds. 
  7. Click which image you want to use as your AI background. 
  8. Exit the visual setting and join your meeting. 

Aside from its AI background, the Duet AI also performs other functions in Google meetings, such as document summaries and taking down meeting notes. 

AI Duet and Smart Video Chat Camera in Google Meetings 

Using AI for virtual backgrounds in Google Meetings will help you improve your meeting experience, but if you pair it with the latest trend, which is using a smart video chat camera, it will be a game-changer. 

The use of artificial intelligence has made our lives more manageable with the assistance that it offers. In today’s context, software and hardware technologies use AI to improve remote meetings. The Coolpo AI Huddle Series is the top choice for seamless interaction and communication. 

The Coolpo AI Huddle Series is a wide-angle video conference camera with MeetingFlex® Technology that leverages different AI capabilities such as sound and gesture tracking, auto-framing, automatic BLC, automatic exposure mode, and noise cancellation. This technology with Duet AI allows you to have a seamless and uninterrupted meeting experience. 

Coolpo AI Huddle Pana 

The Coolpo Pana is the first device in the series. This video conference camera has a 360° panoramic view in 1080p at 30 fps video quality with 4X digital zoom. The device has 4 smart microphones with a 15 ft sound range and a 360° speaker that serves as the audio input and output.  

Coolpo AI Huddle Mini Lite 

The Coolpo Mini Lite is a portable video chat camera with a 120°  horizontal FOV. In addition, it also offers a 60° and 90° horizontal field of view with 4X digital zoom. In addition, it has a 4K webcam camera with a 4K camera sensor, allowing users to experience crystal-clear video conferencing. This portable device has a webcam and a speaker thanks to its electret microphone (6m sound pick-up range). The Mini Lite is a testament to a small yet powerful camera in today's digital context. 

You can take advantage of the wonders of artificial intelligence by using the Duet AI and Coolpo AI Huddle Series as video chat cameras during Google meetings. 


In conclusion, integrating Duet AI into Google Meet significantly enhances the video conferencing experience. With its artificial intelligence-driven features, Duet AI allows users to change backgrounds in real-time without needing physical green screens. 

Furthermore, with the Coolpo Pana and Mini Lite video chat cameras, the potential for an improved meeting experience is even greater. With its AI-driven design, the Coolpo AI Huddle Series complements Duet AI perfectly, providing a seamless and uninterrupted meeting experience.

Duet AI and the Coolpo AI Huddle Series are examples of how incorporating artificial intelligence into video conferencing technology improves communication and demonstrates the potential for further advancements in remote meetings. As technology continues to evolve, the collaboration between AI and video chat cameras promises to make virtual meetings more efficient, engaging, and immersive, ultimately shaping the future of remote communication.

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