#Microsoft Teams


This new Microsoft Teams feature can help make you a better presenter

Microsoft is bringing its AI-powered feature called 'speaker coach' from PowerPoint to Microsoft Teams so that you can be an expert presenter in a hybrid-work world. Yesterday it said it had no set date for a return to the office and also outlined a slew of new features for Teams that would support hybrid-working arrangements, including: AI-enabled third-party cameras for Teams Rooms where workers are present and remote; a PowerPoint feature dubbed 'Cameo' that uses a Teams camera to create a talking head next to slides in a presentation; richer in-room features for Companion Mode in Teams mobile and quicker controls for mute and disabling cameras; better hotdesking support for Teams displays; and Teams support for Apple CarPlay for hands-free meetings using Siri.
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Forget video, Zoom wants to fuse Slack and Teams

Remember when Zoom was just our pandemic video-chat app? Now the service is adding collaboration features of all stripes, including translation, whiteboarding, and even voice mail, while challenging established players like Microsoft Teams and Slack. Zoom kicked off its Zoomtopia user conference by announcing a ton of new features, par...
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Google and Facebook vet returns to Microsoft to work on Teams for consumers

Microsoft hired Amit Fulay, a former product lead at Facebook and Google. Fulay will work on Microsoft Teams for Life, the consumer version of Microsoft Teams. Fulay started his career at Microsoft in 2007. Microsoft hired former Facebook and Google product leader Amit Fulay this week, according to a report...

Microsoft Teams Meetings are getting push-to-talk capabilities

Microsoft is working on a new accessibility feature that should make it easier for users to unmute during Teams meetings. The company has recently updated its Microsoft 365 roadmap to indicate that push-to-talk support is coming to desktop users in October (via Dr.Windows). The mute function is a convenient feature...

Microsoft is creating a new “Polls” app for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has announced that they will soon be releasing a new Polls app for Microsoft Teams. The app is however not new, but merely a resurfacing of the same functionality of the Polls feature of the Microsoft Teams Forms app. Microsoft says according to customer feedback and telemetry, they have...

New Microsoft Teams feature will help make sure your microphone is off

Microsoft Teams will soon have an option to temporarily unmute a microphone during a meeting. Pressing CTRL and the spacebar will unmute your microphone when held down. The feature could arrive as soon as October 2021, but that date is subject to change. Anyone who has accidentally said something during...
Business Wire

Fuze Expands Microsoft Teams Integration to Drive Deeper Enterprise Collaboration

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced expanded Microsoft Teams integrations to enable more seamless and efficient workflows between both Fuze and Teams users. These enhancements to the Fuze for Teams portfolio feature a new direct routing solution and expanded add-on functionality, improving the overall enterprise communications and collaboration experience across all modalities. With Fuze for Teams, customers can enhance their Teams experience through enterprise-grade security and reliability across a consistent global platform.

Microsoft Teams: Here are the features added in the past month

Microsoft continues to bolster Teams features for organizations with hybrid or remote-work policies, including better live transcriptions, Android features, and smarts for the education sector. Microsoft's latest Teams updates as detailed in its August update should make video meetings more palatable for everyone and includes new features for presenters and...

Microsoft Announces More Teams Improvements, Including Third-Party Integrations

Microsoft recently described several improvements coming to Teams, as well as other products, to improve collaboration in this period of remote work. Microsoft Teams users are getting the ability to use third-party and Microsoft apps during meeting sessions. Apps can be shared using Microsoft "share-to-stage" feature for Teams. The share-to-stage feature "not only allows you to share a Teams meeting app's content onto the meeting stage for everyone to see -- but also lets them interact with the content in real-time," Microsoft explained in this Thursday announcement. Third-party apps from MURAL, Miro, Lucidspark and Freehand will be arriving initially.

This Microsoft Teams update could be the most controversial yet

Microsoft is working on a new feature for collaboration platform Teams that’s designed to help keep conversations on track, but not everyone will approve. As per a new entry in the company’s product roadmap, Teams will soon allow administrators to remove “inappropriate” or tangential content in messaging channels. Presumably, this includes swear words, lewdness, aggressive language and the like.
Ars Technica

Misbehaving Microsoft Teams ad brings down the entire Windows 11 desktop

Microsoft released a new build of Windows 11 to Windows Insiders late last week as it prepares for the operating system's release on October 5, but the first testers to install the new build quickly ran into problems—the taskbar, desktop, Settings app, and other core OS components were refusing to load. Microsoft quickly published a registry edit that resolved the problem, but the company didn't go into more detail on what went wrong.

Microsoft Teams News SEPTEMBER Update

Watch and subscribe on YouTube. Commsverse – The Microsoft Teams Conference: In-person and online – Collab Day 15th Sept & Config day 16th Sept. If you’re looking for more Microsoft Teams opinion and news visit our dedicated Microsoft News Category and Tom Talks. Thanks for watching, if you’d like more...

Microsoft hires Google and Facebook product vet, building out ‘Teams for Life’ consumer group

Microsoft made another key hire for a new consumer technology group on Wedneday, adding former Facebook and Google product leader Amit Fulay as vice president of product. Fulay will work on the initiative known internally as “Teams for Life,” or TfL, seeking to further expand the reach of the company’s platform for workplace communications and collaboration into the consumer market.