Within a year, Microsoft teams have become an indispensable tool for many companies and are now part of the daily lives of millions of employees. The tech giant obviously has no plans to stop here and recently launched its new webinar feature.
You can use it to organize interactive meetings. In contrast to conventional team meetings, the number of participants is much higher and we are therefore closer to the company seminar or the large conference. The teams will thus support up to 1,000 participants, and they can even reach 10,000 people (20,000 by the end of 2021) by opting for a read-only distribution mode.
Microsoft Teams now offers end-to-end encryption
In addition to this impressive hosting capacity, the webinars offer the organizer various presentation options. In particular, he can deactivate the chat and video of the participants. Once the event is over, reports will also be provided to provide an update.
Microsoft has also thought about team compatibility. Therefore, existing webinar software on the market can be integrated into the collaborative platform. The ability to reduce the number of tools used and bring users to their service.
Finally, the Redmond company has said more about the Team Presenter mode, which is coming soon. The hosts In particular, you can use PowerPoint Live in Teams to view the slides of the famous software, but also notes and chat of the meeting. Users are not forgotten and can thus better personalize their video stream.
Also note that the teleworking platform decided last March to offer end-to-end encryption, which is good news for confidentiality. As a reminder, Microsoft recently announced that Teams have 145 million daily active users. This is an increase of 26% from the last announcement in October 2020. The growth since the pandemic began has been staggering, down to just 32 million at the beginning of 2020.