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Skype is coming to Microsoft HoloLens

Published 19/03/2016 - 0 Comments

Not much detail or specifics yet, but the first development edition of Microsoft HoloLens ships March 30th, 2016 ($3,000) and Microsoft call out Skype as one of the interesting use cases for HoloLens “Educational and instructional moments are more effective when you can show as well as tell. Skype for HoloLens lets your contacts see […]

Microsoft Acquires Communication Startup Talko, Plan to Integrate Tech into Skype

Published 21/12/2015 - 0 Comments

Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President Skype announced today that Microsoft has acquired Ray Ozzie’s team communication startup Talko, maker of an innovative mobile app for on-the-go business communications. “As part of the agreement, Talko employees will join the Skype team. Together, the new technology and talent will help us deliver great new features and […]

I will be at Microsoft Future Decoded next week

Published 03/11/2015 - 0 Comments

  Modality Systems are a gold sponsor and have a stand at the upcoming Microsoft Future Decoded in ExCeL London, Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th November. I’ll be there on both days, if you are coming along please come over and say hello.   What is Future Decoded? Future Decoded 2015 will host 10,000 of […]

Skype for Business App now GA on the Apple App Store

Published 14/10/2015 - 0 Comments

Just a heads up that Skype for Business has just hit the Apple App Store, following announcements that it was on the way. No sign on the Android Google Play store yet, but I’m sure it won’t be far behind.   If you have Lync 2013 installed on an IPhone and auto updates on […]

How to force the use of the Skype for Business Web App for Meeting Join? Just append this to the meeting URL ?sl=1

Published 08/10/2015 - 1 Comment

  If for whatever reason you want to force Skype for Business to join in the web browser experience rather than “popping” the full client, you can do the following Copy the URL from the meeting invite:   Paste the URL and append ?sl=1   The meting will not pop the full client and […]

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