Microsoft Teams Meetings to add dynamic backgrounds in May


Microsoft Teams logo on left side of light background and person with headset on laptop desk

Earlier this week Microsoft announced a new feature for Teams in public preview that lets users create a virtual green screen for better backgrounds in video meetings. Now Microsoft has revealed that it is working on adding dynamic backgrounds to Teams meetings.

New feature added this week. On the Microsoft 365 Roadmap site. It states:

The dynamic background feature in Teams Meetings allows users to replace their existing background with dynamic animation for a more immersive virtual environment. It offers various options to enhance the meeting experience with creativity and personalization according to their preferences.

The feature is currently only available for desktop and Mac users. It will begin general availability sometime in May.

Microsoft is working too. On the relevant new feature For companies signing up for a Thames Rooms Pro license. It states:

Admins can upload up to 3 images specifying which go on the left or right room display and console. High resolution images (minimum 1280×800 on console and 1920×1080 on display) are supported in PNG, JPG, JPEG, and BMP formats.

The feature is exclusive to Teams and Surface devices and will roll out to Teams Rooms Pro subscribers sometime in June.


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