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New Zoom Features 

Zoom releases updates frequently and over the past few months there have been a significant number of changes to the platform. To take full advantage of these features and more update Zoom to the latest version. To stay updated on all the new Zoom features, refer to the Zoom Release notes.

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Live Transcriptions

Zoom now offers the ability to provide live automatic speech recognition (ASR) transcription in real time for both meetings and webinars.
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Slides as a Virtual Background

While you can share PowerPoint presentations or share Keynote presentations in meetings, you can also share your presentation as a Virtual Background for an immersive sharing experience. Sharing your slides as a Virtual Background allows your participants to view your video imposed directly on the screen share. It also allows you to manage your presentation directly from within the Zoom meeting controls.
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Zoom for Outlook Plugin

The Zoom for Outlook add-in is designed to manage scheduling within the Outlook web and desktop apps. The add-in allows you to easily add a Zoom meeting to any new or existing calendar event.
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Scheduling Privilege

Scheduling privilege is designed for a user or an executive admin to assign or delegate another user or multiple users in your account to schedule meetings on their behalf.
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Custom Gallery View

When in Gallery View, you can now click and drag videos to create a custom organization.
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Video Enhancements

Zoom has many built-in features to improve video and picture quality, as well as enhance video with Virtual Backgrounds and filters. These settings allow for a better meeting and webinar experience, as well as allow hosts and participants to add some flair to their video.