Face recognition in Microsoft Teams is getting closer than you’ve expected

June 30, 2023

Have you been expecting the feature of face recognition in Microsoft Teams? If so, we’ve got some good news. 

The Redmond-based tech giant has introduced a new face enrollment feature in the desktop client of the popular teleconferencing app. This feature allows users to enroll their faces, enabling face recognition and video labels within Teams Rooms.

Available for Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro license customers, this feature requires administrators to enable it through Teams policies. By leveraging advanced facial recognition algorithms, Teams Rooms can now identify users and provide personalized experiences during video conferences and meetings.

The feature, identified as 133737 in Microsoft 365’s roadmap, is set to roll out starting in July 2023. It will be available to users across different instances, including Worldwide, GCC, DoD, and GCC High, and on platforms such as Teams and Surface Devices.

Speaking of Teams, several new features have been rolled out in recent months. Alongside the introduction of in-app 3D avatars, users have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the next generation of the application, known as Teams 2.0. This upgraded version boasts improved speed and energy efficiency, offering a more seamless and optimized user experience.

Are you excited about the feature of face recognition in Microsoft Teams? Let us know in the comments!

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