Android and Windows users will now be able to make phone calls through FaceTime, as Apple officially announced at the WWDC event or World Developers Conference.
The company announced that FaceTime will be available on the web so that people can call from their Android devices and computers with the Microsoft operating system.
It should be remembered that, until now, this video calling function was only available on devices with iOS and Mac.
With this update, the apple company seems to be turning FaceTime into a video calling service similar to Zoom.
The tool will now allow you to schedule a call, generate a link and share it with other people so that they join the session at the right time.
Although there is no date for this launch yet, it is presumed that it could arrive with iOS 15.
Apple also announced other FaceTime updates that will likely arrive in the fall. There will be a new grid view option, a voice isolation feature to improve sound quality, spatial audio support, and the ability to blur the background with a portrait mode.
Another novelty will be the SharePlay tool, which will allow a group of people to see or listen to the same thing at the same time. In this way you can share the screen with videos or songs.
Some platforms that will work with this new tool would be Disney Plus, Hulu, HBO Max, Twitch, Apple Music and Apple TV.
With this announcement it is clear that Apple’s intention is for FaceTime to become a meeting space and not just a tool for making video calls with acquaintances.