Azure Virtual Desktop Users Get Teams Backgrounds and Windowing
Users of the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) service now have access to some basic Microsoft Teams functionality.
Microsoft this week announced the ability to use background images during Teams videoconferencing calls and the ability to run Teams components in windows. Both capabilities are long-time staples for conventional Microsoft Teams users, but they are now at the “general availability” commercial-release stage for Teams users of the AVD service.
Organizations wanting to use the new Teams enhancements for the AVD service optimally need to be using the Teams Desktop Client version 1.5.00.11865 or higher, the announcements indicated.
With the improvements, Teams video call participants using the AVD service can select various backgrounds for a videoconferencing call, instead of showing the room they’re in. They also…