Microsoft today said that itâ€™s shaking up online Teams video meetings with a new â€œTogether modeâ€� that places participants in a virtual auditorium. Itâ€™s all part of a redesigned Teams experience that capitalizes on some of the promises Microsoft has been making for years. Thereâ€™s even a pair of Teams smart displays.
On Wednesday, Microsoft said the company has spent much of the last few months rethinking the way in which video meetings were conducted. About 60 percent of those Microsoft surveyed said they felt less connected to their colleagues due to the coronavirus, so Microsoftâ€™s new Teams update tries to make nonverbal communication a priority.