Microsoft is finally launching the personal version of Microsoft Teams after previewing the service for nearly a year. Teams is now available for free personal use for friends and family.
The preview initially launched on iOS and Android. It now works across the web, mobile, and desktop apps. The personal teams will allow people to video call, share calendars, locations and files while also getting access to free 24-hour video calls including meeting up to 300 people in video calls though Microsoft plans to enforce limits of 60 minutes for group calls of up to 100 people after the pandemic and only retain one on one calls for 24 hours.
Besides, Microsoft is also allowing Teams personal users to enable its “Together mode” a feature that uses AI to segment your face and shoulders and place you together with other people in a virtual space.
The personal Teams is part of Microsoft broader effort to remain relevant with the growing number of consumers. especially now that the pandemic is still at its peak in some regions of the world, most activities including family gatherings are now virtual and Microsoft Aims to make it better and easier for families to communicate.
in the wake of Covid-19, Video conferencing apps like Zoom and Teams came in handy for most people across the globe. From making remote working possible from sharing files or making decisions faster, the app lets you interact with family and family and friends.