Microsoft Teams Rooms: Bridging the Gap Between Remote and In-Office Workers
Updated: Mar 21
Microsoft Teams Rooms provides a comprehensive solution for team meetings, enabling individuals working remotely and those in the office to be fully engaged and participate in discussions. With Microsoft Teams Rooms, all participants can be seen and heard, ensuring effective communication and collaboration, no matter where they are located. Check out the available plans and pricing options to get started with this innovative tool.
Connect people across the hybrid workplace
Foster inclusive and interactive team meetings for everyone, regardless of where they are.
Easy to use for all Deliver consistent Teams experiences designed to make collaboration easy and hassle-free.
Turn any shared space into a Teams Room with a wide selection of devices and features to fit every need.
Secured and managed
Keep devices protected and up to date with rich management capabilities and powerful analytics.
Improve hybrid meeting experiences
Interactive and inclusive meetings
Ensure that everyone can engage completely from any location and is able to be seen and heard.
Superior audio and video
Everyone can experience advanced, intelligent audio and video experiences that make them feel like they are in the same room.
Layouts for inclusive videos
Promote a stronger bond between real-world and virtual players with the help of inclusive video layouts like front row that let you make the most of your screen space and view people, material, and chat all at once.
Wireless content sharing Easily share content in a meeting from a personal device with no cables or wires required.
Intelligent speakers Identify who in the room is speaking and apply their name to the meeting transcript with voice recognition technology from Microsoft.
Use the chat and live reaction tools on your mobile device to participate in the meeting if you are present.
Whiteboarding with others
Create a shared digital canvas that is accessible from any device to foster real-time collaboration in every meeting for all attendees.
capture of intelligent information
Enhance and digitally share tangible objects, like books and whiteboards, so they appear clear and vibrant by using a content camera and AI processing.
Easy to use for all
Intuitive Teams experiences Enjoy a predictable, familiar experience with the Teams app on devices.
Microsoft calendar integrations Easily reserve a Teams Room in Outlook and Teams, and from a Teams panel.
Instantly join meetings and engage the audio and video equipment with one touch.
Proximity join Use a personal device to detect nearby Teams Rooms and join the meeting from the room. Audio from the personal device is muted automatically to avoid feedback.
Voice assistance from Cortana
By asking Cortana to perform simple meeting commands, you can start and end meetings with your voice rather than your touch.
Room remote Conveniently control Teams Rooms devices using the room remote capability in the Teams mobile app.
Flexibility is Key
One of the strengths of Microsoft Teams Rooms is its flexibility to adapt to the needs of any meeting type and space. With a wide range of certified devices available, Teams Rooms can accommodate everything from small huddle spaces to large conference rooms, ensuring that everyone can be seen and heard clearly. This flexibility makes Teams Rooms an ideal solution for organizations with diverse meeting needs and spaces.
Scale to any room size
Teams Rooms meet the needs of various configurations through multiple screens and a broad portfolio of certified devices.
Multiple types of devices Teams Rooms are available across different device types including modularized kits, compact and integrated devices, and complete all-in-one solutions.
Surface Hub is a mobile, all-in-one Teams Room experience that delivers advanced collaboration and cocreation capabilities with access to Microsoft 365 files
Supports Windows and Android Teams Rooms’ core functionality is available on both Windows and Android operating systems.
Connect other Teams devices Enable new capabilities by connecting Teams Rooms devices, like Coordinated Meetings with Surface Hub, and finding nearby rooms with Teams panels.
Interoperability Join meetings from other meeting providers from within a Teams Room using Direct Guest Join.
Security and Management
When it comes to meeting rooms, security and management are key considerations. Microsoft Teams Rooms provides strong security measures to protect your meetings and ensure that confidential information remains secure. Additionally, Teams Rooms is designed to streamline operations and ensure that the room is always up-to-date and ready for use. This includes automatic updates and remote management capabilities that enable IT teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues without having to physically be in the room. With Microsoft Teams Rooms, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your meetings are both secure and well-managed.
Devices, software, and services secured by design Enable security out of the box with Microsoft-certified Teams devices and automatic updates that keep systems in a secured state by default.
AI-driven managed services for Teams Rooms Delegate operations management to experts to obtain enhanced guidance, insights, and proactive device security configuration and updates.
Remotely provision Teams Rooms devices to Teams admin center
Setup up collaboration spaces by securely provisioning and signing-in new Teams Rooms devices right from the Teams admin center. Currently supported for only Android-based devices.
View and manage your entire inventory
Manage Teams devices in one place with tools for inventory organization, configuration, software update management, license information, and monitoring.
Secured delegated administration Manage Teams devices securely with delegated administration through Teams Device administrator role or administrative units.
Intelligent cameras Deliver equitable meeting experiences with cameras supporting AI-powered active speaker tracking, multiple video streams, and people recognition.
Reserve a temporary workspace
Create a personal workspace in a shared environment by reserving a temporary desk and accessing personal chats and files with hot desking on a Teams display
Efficiently access and use shared office spaces with a management solution on a wall-mounted device. Quickly view location and meeting details and reserve available meeting spaces.
Use Teams for every conversation
Enhance the way you work and collaborate with Teams on personal devices that allow you to hear every voice and improve meeting experiences no matter where you are.
Microsoft Teams devices are designed to provide versatile solutions that enable you to work from anywhere and in any way you want. Whether you're working from a home office, a traditional office, or on-the-go, Microsoft Teams devices provide the necessary tools and equipment to help you collaborate and communicate effectively with your colleagues. With a wide range of devices available, including headsets, cameras, and speakerphones, you can choose the best solution for your specific needs and preferences. Additionally, Microsoft Teams devices are designed to work seamlessly with the Teams software, providing a streamlined and intuitive experience that makes it easy to stay productive and connected, no matter where you are.