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SaaS Updates Summary: January 11 – January 14

BetterCloud Monitor

January 18, 2022

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Google made it easier to troubleshoot Google Meet hardware issues. Rejoice! Even better, live transcriptions are now widely available. Read up about these updates and more in the links.

Google Classroom Now Supports Grade Exporting to Follett Aspen, a Third-Party Student Information System
Google Workspace Updates | Google Classroom teachers can now export their grades to Follett Aspen, a third-party Student Information System (SIS). This is only available to users in the United States and Canada.

Improvements to Google Meet Hardware Issue Troubleshooting
Google Workspace Updates | Google is making several improvements to the issue detection engine which notifies admins about peripheral and connectivity issues in their Google Meet hardware fleet.

Live Translated Captions in Google Meet Are Now Generally Available
Google Workspace Updates | In 2021, Google announced a beta for live translated captions in Google Meet. It’s now making live translated captions generally available for select Google Workspace editions.

Use Companion Mode With Google Meet Hardware and Nest Hub Max To Maximize Collaboration During Hybrid Meetings
Google Workspace Updates | Beginning today, you can use Companion mode on the web when joining a meeting using Google Meet hardware or the Nest Hub Max.

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