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Microsoft Teams to get RTMP Streaming to third parties like Restream YouTube and Twitch

Microsoft Teams is going to get support to sending a RTMP stream to third-party platforms like YouTube, Restream and Twitch. Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) was initially a proprietary protocol developed by Macromedia for streaming audio, video and data over the Internet but is now released for public use. A popular scenario for this might be streaming a webinar to YouTube to give viewers a...

Microsoft Teams high fidelity audio “Music Mode” for Music and Pro Microphones

Something I’m personally really excited about, Microsoft Teams is getting an option to set your sound to high fidelity. This can be used to reproduce music in high quality for things like online exercise classes, music classes or live music performances, but also to join teams meetings with more high-end microphones and not have teams compress and “optimise” the audio. It will provide the option...

Azure Direct Routing Preview, bring your carrier to Azure Communication Services

Exciting news on the Azure Communication Services Front, you can now connect your own PSTN carrier or interop with an existing PBX via a variant of the same Direct Routing Microsoft Teams For those not familiar with ACS, it’s Microsoft’s CPaaS (Communication Platform as a Service) platform that is also the platform that powers Microsoft Teams, more details here. Microsoft offers Azure Cloud...

Microsoft Teams Monthly News Podcast July 2021

Another big month for Microsoft Teams news, I can’t believe we’re in the second half of the year and the start of Microsoft’s new financial year already! This month on the UC Today Microsoft Teams podcast we talk about: Windows 11 will tightly integrate with new Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams 2.0 will use half the memory, dropping Electron for Edge Webview2 Microsoft Teams...

New MS-740: Troubleshooting Microsoft Teams exam, Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Support Engineer Associate

Thanks to Vlad Catrinescu for the heads up on this one. Microsoft has quietly released Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Support Engineer Associate certification It’s a one exam certification, requiring you to pass the new Exam MS-740: Troubleshooting Microsoft Teams exam, going into beta on 8th July 2021 This exam measures your ability to troubleshoot the following technical tasks: Microsoft Teams...

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