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Microsoft Teams to Skype consumer interop – chat, calling and video

One of the features of Skype for Business is that Skype for Business users can communicate with Skype consumer users. I always saw this as a niche use case. The idea being a work user could contact there family, or maybe a supplier is using Skype consumer. Evidently, there was enough demand for the feature for Microsoft to bring it to Microsoft Teams. It’s now rolling out to tenants and...

Video Calling between Skype Consumer Mobile and Skype for Business Windows Desktop

Interestingly, it looks like video calling between the Apple and Android Skype consumer mobile clients and Skype for Business desktop client on windows (MSI and Click to Run) now works. This is testing on a recent Office 2016 C2R Skype for Business Windows Client video calling Skype consumer on iOS   This is testing on a recent Office 2016 MSI SfB Client video calling Skype consumer on...

Skype is coming to Microsoft HoloLens

Not much detail or specifics yet, but the first development edition of Microsoft HoloLens ships March 30th, 2016 ($3,000) and Microsoft call out Skype as one of the interesting use cases for HoloLens “Educational and instructional moments are more effective when you can show as well as tell. Skype for HoloLens lets your contacts see what you see, hear what you hear, and draw on their screens to...

Add Skype Consumer or Skype for Business Server Audio Test Service Bot to a Cloud PBX User

I’ve now been on Skype for Business Cloud PBX with hybrid on-premise PSTN connectivity for a couple of months and it’s working well. One thing that is missing for Cloud PBX users is the Audio Test Service, where you can record a message and have it played back to you, to confirm your audio device and connectivity are good. On Skype for Business Server you have the button here: But in cloud PBX...

Microsoft Acquires Communication Startup Talko, Plan to Integrate Tech into Skype

Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President Skype announced today that Microsoft has acquired Ray Ozzie’s team communication startup Talko, maker of an innovative mobile app for on-the-go business communications. “As part of the agreement, Talko employees will join the Skype team. Together, the new technology and talent will help us deliver great new features and capabilities in both Skype and...

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