Improves the conference experience for active speaker video stream in VDIv2 in Skype for Business 2016

Applies to: Skype for Business 2016

Summary


Assume that user A and user B are in a Microsoft Skype for Business 2016 conference in a VDIv2 environment, and the active speaker of the conference changes between user A and user B. In this scenario, after you install this update, the following improvements are available:

  • When the active speaker changes from user A (video) to user B (video), the video of user A is displayed.
  • When the active speaker changes from user A (video) to user B (non-video, audio-only), the photo of user B is displayed.
  • When the active speaker changes from user A (non-video, audio-only) to user B (video), the photo of user B is displayed first, and then the video of user B is displayed.

How to apply this update