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Improve Hybrid Working with Avaya Cloud Office new features in Rooms

New updates in ACO were designed to make hybrid meetings more accessible for those both attending in person and remotely. Hybrid work is changing many workers’ lives for the better by allowing employees more control and flexibility in how they do their jobs. With some people working in the office, and some from home or other locations, gone are the days where meetings meant literally sitting down at the same table.

Avaya Cloud Office Rooms is tailor-made for just these scenarios, providing a seamless, integrated meeting experience that’s simple to install and use in conference rooms of any size—and that offers a great experience whether you’re in-person or remote.

Filmstrip View, Chat View, and Closed Captions During Meetings

The new filmstrip view allows meeting attendees to appear at the bottom or top of the screen. It means that remote participants will be able to see and hear everyone in the meeting to make video meetings a more engaging experience.

In addition to the filmstrip view, in-room meeting participants can now view the virtual chat conversation in Rooms where questions, comments, shared links, and more. Closed captioning now means that users can turn on on-screen captions to make meetings more accessible for those who may be hearing impaired, need extra language assistance or want to read what is being said in real-time.

End-To-End Encryption

Video meetings on Avaya Cloud Office Rooms are designed to ensure data is encrypted between endpoints. It means that no one other than the meeting participants will have access to the information that is shared. Avaya Cloud Office Rooms now supports dynamic end-to-end encryptions to allow users to turn on or off the enhanced protection at any point during a video meeting.

Share a Room Camera

Much like sharing a screen, participants can now point a camera at something and make it the focus of the meeting in full-screen mode. Avaya Cloud Office says that it will allow remote Rooms users to see things such as a whiteboard in a meeting room easier than before.

Mobile App and HDMI Sharing

Avaya Cloud Office Rooms now has a feature allowing participants to share work directly from their mobile phone. Using the mobile app, users can enable proximity sharing to allow them to mirror their phone to the meeting room. The new HDMI share feature aims to make sharing presentations or other content with meeting participants much easier.

All Rooms users have to do is plug the Avaya Cloud Office Rooms HDMI into their laptop, and the screen will instantly be shared with the meeting.

Have a great day,

fadi@ab-tec.ca