Microsoft added a plethora of new features to Teams in the previous month. However, there is also a bit of disappointing news for some Teams customers who don't possess a Premium license.
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Microsoft has announced the availability timeframes for a range of exciting new features for Teams. This includes Mesh avatars, a Microsoft Places app, and a massively improved channels experience.
Microsoft introduced a lot of features and improvements to Teams in the past couple of months. If you haven't been keeping track, check out this article giving a high level recap of all the new stuff.
Microsoft is looking to improve the Together Mode feature by introducing a way to assign seats in Teams meetings. This will give meeting organizers control over which participant gets what seat.
To improve Teams Calendar experience, Microsoft promises to add the "Calendar Show As" feature. The company is also working to improve the Together Mode. These are two of the most requested features.
Microsoft has released a new update for Skype, bringing it to version 8.67. This release includes the Together Mode view for group calls, which places participants in the same virtual environment.
Microsoft today announced that Starbucks is bringing a new Teams app that helps users send colleagues eGift cards right through a chat. There are also new Starbucks-themed chat backgrounds.
Microsoft has announced that Teams breakout rooms are finally rolling out to users this week. There are also new Together Mode scenes and holiday-themed custom backgrounds for meetings.
Today, Microsoft announced a bunch of new features coming to Teams, but the headlining one is called Together Mode. It puts meeting participants together in a room like a coffee shop or classroom.