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Feature Enhancements (May, 2016)

New Virtual Office Features

Immersive Virtual Office Meetings

Immersive mobile and desktop experiences with the new Virtual Office Meetings. Read the details in this press release, or check out the web pageblog post and data sheet. Mobile capabilities available this summer.

What’s New with Virtual Office Meetings

Virtual Office Meetings break down the barriers to team collaboration and make it easy for distributed workforces to collaborate instantly. The new Virtual Office Meetings will have a completely new look and feel, the addition of HD audio, and these exciting features:

  • Enhanced Microsoft Outlook plug-in for 1-click meeting scheduling
  • From the Virtual Office Windows or Mac desktop app:
  • Easily start a meeting using the Meet Now button
  • Transition an IM conversation to a meeting with a single click
  • Easily screen share content or whiteboard without having to grant Host or Presenter permissions
  • Screen share your entire desktop or select to share only certain apps
  • When using multiple monitors, ability to choose which monitor to share

How to prepare for the upcoming release

Current customers with the Virtual Office Meetings add-on will be upgraded during the month of May. To prepare:

  1. Make sure you are using the latest version of Virtual Office desktop app for Windows or Mac. To verify, from the desktop app, click Help in the top banner and then Check for Updates.
  2. View the Virtual Office Meetings Quick User Guide, for help getting started or use the web help.
  3. Click here to register for our Virtual Office Meetings training webinar on May 20 or June 1. If the timing doesn’t work for you, register anyway and after the webinar we will send you a link to the recording.

Note: No need to worry about meetings scheduled on the current version. All meetings scheduled before the upgrade will still retain the prior user experience.

Introducing HD video conferencing for Virtual Office Meeting

Now you can add beautiful HD video conferencing (up to 1080p HD Video) to any Virtual Office Pro-enabled extension for as low as $10 per month. To learn more, contact your Account Manager.


Virtual Office Desktop and Mobile App Enancements

Windows/Mac users who use the Virtual Office softphone and desktop client can take advantage of synced IM/SMS messages and full history across all devices. In addition, Outlook imports sync across all contact folders. Read the Release Notes for full details.
iOS and Android users can now view unified contact Presence view in the Call Log, Voicemail, Fax, and IM/SMS list screens. See the iOS Release Notes and Android Release Notes for full details. Want to submit feedback? Simply shake your mobile device.