Today Microsoft Ignite started with the keynote by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
He started by acknowledging that IT folks have helped the world through this pandemic, thank you all!
Next Satya discussed,
Flight simulator through the years. Flight simulator is more than a game - it is a digital twin of the world. Companies can now build digital twins of factories or even the entire company to simulate and learn.
How Microsoft are reducing carbon emissions.
Azure orbital - control and communicate with your satellite from Azure. (A lot of space related stuff was shown in the keynote.)
Azure mixed reality.
A new surface hub is coming early 2021, 85 inches with fingerprint reader to login and Cortana.
Demos and videos of Teams followed showing :
- Dynamic view
- Live reactions
- Live captions with speaker attribution
(even in MTR rooms with several people)
- Raise hand
- Breakout rooms
- New layouts for together mode i meetings.
- Realwear hands free voice enabled Teams experience
- Walkie-Talkie for Andriod
A new learning app is coming in Teams, assign and track learning within your organization.
More of the Ignite 2020 news for Teams:
- What's New in Microsoft Teams
- New capabilities for Teams Management
- Meeting extensibility is here (Apps in Teams meetings)
- A new vision for Microsoft Stream (Teams meeting recordings leaving Stream)
- What’s new for Microsoft Search
- Innovations for workplace communications and employee engagement in Microsoft 365
- 5 new ways to boost productivity with enhanced Teams + Power Platform integrations
- Collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Project Cortex
- Use OneDrive for Business and SharePoint or Stream for meeting recordings
- Open Preview of On-network Conferencing for Audio Conferencing
- Deploy two Microsoft Teams Rooms at no additional charge
- Exchange – Here, There and Everywhere (news about on-premises Skype for Business server vNext coming late 2021)
- Ignite 2020 Book of News