Feb 07, 2017 Describes the issues that are fixed in update KB3141501 for Skype for Business 2016, which was released on February 7, 2017.
This year has been full of exciting changes at Skype—with many new features and designs released in 2017. However, what has been most important for us is the feedback and input from our valued customers all over the world that helps us shape Skype. As we look forward to bringing you more features in 2018, here are some highlights of our 2017 milestones. A brand new Skype on mobile and desktop One of the biggest feature updates in 2017 was the release of the in June. This release introduced a customizable, colorful design, a camera at your fingertips, and new ways to express yourself with reactions, and frames. We also added intelligence into your chats by —the Microsoft virtual personal assistant—directly into the chat window. You can also now transfer funds via —a new Skype feature for friends and family using PayPal—right from within your Skype conversations.
These changes were brought first to Skype mobile and desktop clients and are now available in the new. We are in the process of to Skype for Mac, Windows 10 November Update (2016) and lower, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Linux. All of these updates were inspired by a simple goal: to make Skype the center of your important conversations with your personal networks and, hopefully, empower you to turn your everyday conversations into experiences. To access these new Skype features, please ensure you are using the latest version of Skype by updating your mobile and desktop applications. Innovations to help you get more done This year has been a year of innovation at Skype, with new features, bots, and devices designed to enhance your day-to-day experiences.
Skype Bots—In 2017, we introduced several new bots with expanded capabilities to help you do everything from, with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes, or on a quest to save the universe! In the coming year, look for more productive and enriching experiences directly via Skype. Skype Professional Account Preview—This year also marked a milestone for self-employed working professionals who already utilize Skype to communicate with their customers. The desktop client (currently in preview in the U.S.) brings powerful new features to Skype—making managing your online business a whole lot easier. In addition to meeting with your clients on Skype, you can now book meetings, accept payments, and keep notes—all in one place.
Skype Translator—Skype Translator is now available for real-time voice and video calls in —bringing the number of real-time spoken languages to 10. Other spoken languages available on Skype Translator include: English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Arabic, and Russian. In addition, there are also over available for Skype Translator. Ambient devices—This year, Skype officially expanded to —giving you a new, uniquely intelligent platform for Skype calling that extends beyond PC and mobile devices. The speaker, with Cortana by Microsoft, is the first of these devices embedded with easy, voice-activated Skype calling to your Skype contacts, phone contacts, and local businesses.
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