Microsoft has announced that it is dding a new background blur feature to Skype, this is designed to put the focus on you during a video call and blur out the background.
According to Microsoft the background blur feature in Skype uses artificial intelligence to keep you in focus during a video call.
We’ve all had those moments: You’re about to video call your parents and your laundry is all over the place, or you’re about to have a meeting with a potential investor and your business plan is on a whiteboard behind you, or you’re being interviewed on live television and your adorable child comes marching into the room. There are plenty of life’s moments that can get in the way of you being the focus in every video call—and that’s why we’re introducing background blur in Skype video calls.
Background blur in Skype is similar to background blur in Microsoft Teams. It takes the stress out of turning on your video and puts the focus where it belongs—on you! With a simple toggle, right-click, or even through your Skype settings, your background will be instantly and subtly blurred, leaving just you as the only focal point.
You can find our more details about the new Background Blur feature for Skype over at Microsoft at the link below.
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