Zoom has renamed its chat product to Zoom Team Chat and has added some features including third party integration to the video-calling app. Zoom Team Chat will also come with the ability to share in-meeting chat to Team Chat, along with services like scheduling a meeting from chat or channel. The new features are set to be released by the end of the month. Zoom started as a video meeting app quickly moved into broadcast webinars, connected conference rooms, and others later.
Video-meeting app Zoom recently announced that it is renaming its chat product to Zoom Team Chat. As mentioned earlier, the Team Chat will come with features like the ability to share in-meeting chat to Team Chat and schedule a meeting from chat or channel, among others.
The new features from Zoom will be released by the end of the month.
“Team Chat brings together messaging, file sharing, third-party integrations, video, voice, and whiteboard in one place to simplify how you collaborate. When you need to elevate a chat conversation to a phone or video call or share an idea via whiteboard, you can do so at the touch of a button right in Zoom Team Chat,” the company explained in its blog post.
Zoom boomed during the coronavirus pandemic when people stuck at home took to video-conferencing to communicate. As of now, the company competes with Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Teams, Slack, and WeChat Work, among others.