- Sep 24, 2020
Microsoft Teams Introduces Exciting New Features
Microsoft Teams has come up with new and exciting features that will focus on the mental health of the users. The team has come up with new features that include virtual commuters, breakout rooms, and custom layouts. The current scenario has compelled many people to stay at home and work.
Keeping that in mind, Microsoft has released new themes like that of the coffee shop, conference rooms, and auditorium in its Together Mode feature. Let us look in a bit more detail about the various new features introduced :
a. Virtual Commutes
In reality, we are required to commute daily to our offices. Microsoft has unveiled its new virtual commute feature that will help in scheduling a virtual commute at the start and end of users' day. The feature will be available from the next year.
b. Meditation Breaks
Looking at the mental health of employees, Microsoft has introduced the feature of meditation breaks that will help them keep a peaceful mind while working. Also, meditation is much needed to combat the ever-growing stress. The feature will be available from October.
c. New Themes
For an overall improved experience, Microsoft has also released a range of innovative themes. The feature uses AI technology to place cutouts of participants in a shared background.
d. Custom Layouts
This will provide users with more control over the things that they share during their meetings. The feature will also use AI segmentation technology along with background blur. Breakout rooms feature will also arrive in Microsoft Teams. The feature will mark its entry during October.
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