Want to attend Teams meetings in up to 5K on 105" display? Cisco, Microsoft, Samsung are making it possible

The three companies have arrived at ISE 2024 in Barcelona.

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Key notes

  • Microsoft, Samsung, and Cisco, are partnering to create online meetings experience like never before.
  • You get Cisco’s RoomOS, Samsung’s Smart Signage displays, and Teams’ Front Row layout all in one.
  • Besides, Teams Rooms on Windows is also getting important updates in April this year.

Three technology giants, Microsoft, Samsung, and Cisco, have joined forces to enhance hybrid meetings with cutting-edge video collaboration solutions, featuring Samsung’s high-resolution displays and Microsoft Teams integration. You will soon be able join Teams meetings in up to 5K resolution.

The partnership aims to “provide seamless collaboration that virtually eliminates distance between meeting participants,” says Cisco in the announcement, as the companies preview it at the ISE event in Barcelona.

You get Cisco’s RoomOS, Samsung’s Smart Signage displays, 5K (5120 x 2160) and 4K, and Teams’ Front Row layout all in one. All to eliminate the distance between participants.

You also get AI-powered collaboration features, simplified management thanks to Cisco Control Hub, and more. Plus, you’ll also be able to join Teams or Webex meetings on the same device. No need to reconfigure anything.

“Our partnership with Cisco provides users with an accessible work environment, and at the center of that is our 105-inch QPD-5K display that gives users the feeling they are sitting in the same room as their colleagues,” Hoon Chung, Samsung’s executive VC, boasts.

Speaking of which, Teams Rooms on Windows is also getting important updates in the coming months. Microsoft 365 Roadmap site enlisted some of the upcoming features that are rolling out in April: 4K-enabled displays will now have native support, and the new AI-powered Teams app will also be supported on Teams Rooms on Windows.