Coming to complement the newly released “Standout mode” that rolled out to Microsoft Teams last months, 2 new immersive presentation modes are about to start rolling out.
This update is referenced within Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83371.
What do the new modes mean for presenters?
Thia update will enhance the presenter view to make desktop or app sharing more inclusive and better for hybrid meetings, ensuring the presenter can be seen at all times. Side by Side and Reporter Mode
Side by Side Mode
In this mode, meeting participants will see the presenter’s video feed and content overlaid on a background image (which can be customised).
In this mode, the meeting participants will see the presenter’s video feed superimposed over the background image while having the content over their shoulder, placed diagonally. Like. TV broadcast.
The modes are customisable….with different backgrounds (not custom ones yet though).
What can be customised?
- Presenters are able to customise the background image before starting the presentation.
- Presenters are able to enable or disable the video feed during the presentation from the sharing bar.