Zoom has introduced a host of features to improve the experience of virtual meetings. A number of the new features borrow a lot from Microsoft teams which has in the recent past introduced features such as live reactions, filters.
Zoom noted that its aim is to introduce casual and fun features of office meetings to the new trend of hosting virtual meetings. These elements include; filters, reactions, improved capabilities, and enriched noise cancellation.
A bunch of new filters are also part of the new introductions. These include; unicorn horns, a pirate eye patch, aerospace googles. The color features enable users to change video into a black-and –white image or put a layer of pink on the screen.
Additionally, the video conferencing company has introduced a new improved features that allow users to adjust the brightness of the panel and the volume of skin smoothing for the audio-visual call.
With the improved background suppression users can, at low setting, tune to background music to compliment for example a yoga class or game night. Because of its high suppression it gives one distraction free audio for key meetings and presentations.
With presentations, video will overlay on the slides and users can transfer or change the video to various part of the screen.
To make the meeting more fun and engaging, the introduced reactions like clap, heart, like, laugh, wow and celebrate. You can decide to respond by clicking on the reactions button on the lower part of the screen.
To enjoy these new elements, users are required to upgrade their app to the newest version 5.2.