You can use Skype for Business from nearly any Windows PC or mobile device (Lync on Macs or mobile devices), on campus or anywhere in the world you have Internet access.
Skype-to-Skype communication is a term we use to denote a direct connection between two Skype for Business clients for the purposes of voice, video, chat and/or desktop sharing.
You can easily dial the numbers from your contact list with a simple click.
Moreover, if you want to have a meeting with several other people or have family time while you are out for business, Skype provides a feature called Group Chat that allows up to 25 people to communicate at the same time.
The method for setting up Group Chat varies slightly depending on if you are using Skype on a desktop or not.
Skype for Business is an easy-to-use interface that allows users to communicate through text chat, voice calls, video calls and online meetings.
The University is currently investigating potential options for photos in Skype for Business. We always recommend a wired connection instead of wireless, as it will provide a much more consistent and reliable experience with real-time audio and video applications.
Companies in gaming, communications, search, how are we going to offer our product in a social way on a social infrastructure. It's not just about registered users, or active users. (This is great -- Zuck is going all mathematical on us and explaining what logarithmic growth is.) Moore's law is the most famous instance of logarithmic growth -- 2x the transistors on the same chip every 18 months. We'll grab some screens and post them as they come up. He didn't say much about what they've done to get ready -- no technical detail. So the group chat gives users an ad-hoc way to set up groups without doing that up front. "I wouldn't rule anything out." But don't undersell the importance of what we have today. We'll see a lot of companies who haven't looked at social in their apps. Netflix is a good example -- they're trying to do social well. If we build the best service, there's massive value.
It's like a private chat room for your small group. Now, you can coordinate with coworkers, organize a game night, and keep in touch with family all in the same place. Add anyone from your phone book and they will immediately be able to chat with the group. Learn more about Group Me over SMS They say more than a sentence ever could.
Snap a pic on the go or share an old one to relive some memories together. Or, if you have a meeting, easily mute everything for a while.
Skype-to-Skype communication does not use the campus or public telephone network, so calls can only be made to other Skype for Business users at this time.
For faculty and staff workstations, your department's technology support staff should install the software component on your KU-issued computer.