Microsoft keeps rolling out new apps for Android and iOS devices. Today the company releases Skype Business for Android devices in public after Beta testing of the app.
With launch of Skype for Business, Microsoft comments:
A new dashboard design brings the contact search bar, your upcoming meetings and most recent conversations to one place. Simply tap the Quick Join icon to the right of your appointment name to join your meetings with one touch, or tap the name of the meeting to see its details. Your recent conversations are at your fingertips, no matter which device you had the conversation on. Additionally, full-screen video as well as larger call-control buttons to mute and add participants to a meeting make it easy for you to collaborate on the go.
What is Skype for Business:
Skype for Business, formerly Lync 2013, for Android extends the power of Lync and Skype to your favorite mobile device: voice & video over wireless, rich presence, instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface.
-Initiate a group IM or video conversation and invite additional participants
-Join, rejoin and initiate a Skype for Business Meeting to communicate and collaborate on amazing ideas
-Share your video and view speaker’s video during a conference
-Control the meeting (mute or remove attendees) and know more about participants’ modalities
-Look at your upcoming meetings and join via one click
-Find your recent conversations and pick them up from where you left
-Search your contacts by name, email, or phone number
-Enhanced security via Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)