Silverlight 4 supports accessing microphone and webcam inputs. Theoretically, it should be possible to include this functionality in Lync Web App for conferences without requiring PSTN dialin or downloading the attendee client manually.
It would be great, if the name announcement for EV-users supports recorded name instead ot that poor TTS of user displayname. Source of the recorded name could come from Exchange UM recorded name of the user
Only about 20% of our users will be enabled for Enterprise voice but the rest might still be participants and leaders of Lync conferences via dial-in.
Unfortunately Lync won't let non-EV enabled users to set a pin so the leaders of the conf cannot control it from the phone.
Would be nice if they could still setup a pin for conference control.
The OCS XMPP gateway is rather limited since it doesn't support Google Apps.
No doubt Skype will be addressed in some form, but what would be useful for us is support for the Chinese QQ IM network. While not used much outside China it is massive there.
Users frequently complain of the americanisation of the generated responses a localised accent pack may increase user acceptance.
Also, it would be nice if Lync could support H.264 for HD video. Those of us who are stuck with a non-Polycom video conferencing infrastructure have trouble justifying paying... more »
A neat feature would be to make use of the PIC Audio/Video connectivity with Windows Live Messenger to allow a guest to be "called" based on their Windows Live ID. All the collaboration would still use Lync Web App, but Audio and Video would be handled via Windows Live Messenger.
This would allow Lync Web App to be useable for guest users without having to... more »
There needs to be a method for Lync and QQ to talk. This may not be for everyday business use, but certainly extends the audience.
I think MS could crete a good, standard, reliable and officially supported backup and restore tool for Lync
A full, native, easy integration beteween Lync and Skype, without third-party product like Asterisk.
We would like to control a camera at the far end to pan and zoom ... like the Logitech BCC950 ...
Or more accurately Lync offers the IM to all signed in devices to be received. If the IM is not received within a period of time, Lync defaults to accepting it on the last active endpoint.
In practice what happens is you do something... more »
So at this time the call is ringing back to UserA, but if UserB picks up the parked call (and they can), UserA will continue to ring!
If UserA answers, this call becomes a 3 party conference,... more »