According to a report by Cnet, Zoom is adding features to its Zoom Rooms platform to increase productivity. Some of the new features Zoom is adding are:
View how many people are in conference rooms in offices
IT administrators will be able to see how any people are in a conference room. As per Cnet, this will help ensuring social distancing is being followed and meeting rooms aren’t crowded. All the information outside conference rooms can also be put on a scheduling display using Zoom.
The virtual receptionist features allows users to set up a contactless entry for everyone entering/exiting office buildings.
Ease of connectivity with
The report states that a new feature allows Zoom Room users to pair mobile phones with the Zoom Room they are in. This makes it easier to easily join meetings.
Turning mobile phones into remote controls
Users can now download Zoom Rooms Controller app that will turn a mobile phone into a remote control. Using the app, users will have the ability to join a meting and monitor audio, video and participant controls.
Do note that these features are for Zoom Room, which is the company’s smart conference room platform meant for offices. Regular Zoom users will not get these features as of now.