Sitting in endless Zoom meetings can exhaust your life. Sure, there are some fun backgrounds to stare at, but it’s mostly a cumbersome set of screens switching back and forth. But Microsoft Teams is preparing for a new look at your work at home.
Among the features coming to Teams is a new way to focus the participants in the meetings described in Microsoft publication as Dynamic View. The feature is designed to allow you to see the participants in the meeting and the content of the presentation side by side, while you can customize how this information is displayed on your screen.
With Dynamic View, you get a custom view of how you want to see content sharing. You̵
Compare that to watching presentations and sharing the screen in services like Zoom. You usually see the screen and nothing but the same line of faces at the top of the screen.
We first got a dynamic view in July 2020, when it was announced along with a series of other Microsoft Teams features designed to make video meetings more visually interesting and productive. But now we have a target date for Dynamic View – Microsoft Roadmap lists him as arriving in March.
Additional updates to Teams over the past year include live transcription, live responses, speaker identification tools, and an integrated tandem task application to make Teams a more flexible and easy-to-use option. These changes have come a long way to make teams feel more like a hassle-free choice for large-scale business meetings and classrooms than a sigh-causing headache that everyone tolerates.