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Microsoft Teams Rooms vs Microsoft Teams Collaboration Bars, Important Differences

Microsoft now has two types of certified room systems for Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms (MTR) Microsoft Teams Collaboration Bars Confusingly, Microsoft lists them under the same “Room systems” category on their official device catalogue, but they are quite different. Microsoft Teams Rooms are windows IOT based devices, currently available from Logitech, Yealink, Crestron, HP...

Modern Authentication for Microsoft Teams Rooms

Modern authentication is a Microsoft umbrella term for a combination of secure authentication and authorization methods between a client and a server. This might include a PC or a phone. It includes: Authentication methods: Multi-factor authentication (MFA); smart card authentication; client certificate-based authenticationAuthorization methods: Microsoft’s implementation of Open...

Microsoft Teams Rooms Content Camera to capture Whiteboards

First previewed in March at Enterprise Connect, Microsoft is now rolling this feature out a as part of a Microsoft Teams Rooms Update. You can now connect a second certified webcam from either Logitech or Crestron (rebranded Huddly) pointed at a whiteboard. When you press the Content Camera button it intelligently detects, crops and frames the in-room whiteboard and shares its content with remote...

Microsoft Teams Rooms get UI update to current Microsoft Teams look and feel

Microsoft Teams Rooms just got a big update, 4.0.105.0 is now rolling out via Windows store. Microsoft’s Sohail Tariq broke it down in a good blog. Here’s my take, mostly a recap of the original blog. Windows store app rebranded to Microsoft Teams Room? This might not make sense to you. They are Microsoft Teams Rooms, right? What’s the rebrand? Well yes, what was “Skype Room System v2” where...

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