Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Microsoft Ignite 2020 - Keynote

 Today Microsoft Ignite started with the keynote by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Tech Intensity = (Tech adoption x Tech capability) ^ trust

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.


Advancements in Artificial Intelligence

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.

The Microsoft "Full Stack" 

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:

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