Although the feature is undoubtedly a useful one, it may not be enough to restore Skype's relevance when users are increasingly turning to Facebook'sWhatsApp and Messenger free messaging and video calling services.
Last year, Microsoft introduced multiple changes to the Skype platform, making it more appealing and relevant to business users.
Background Blur is a feature Microsoft announced during the Ignite 2018 conference that was first added to Microsoft Teams. This feature will no doubt help you blur out everything that is behind letting the other participant focus only on the call rather than the background.
As this feature is AI driven, Microsoft states that they will try to always keep your background blurred, but can't guarantee it.
Skype'sbackground blur is similar to that of MIcrosoft Teams, the post said.
With Skype releasing the new blur your background feature, such a scenario as mentioned above would be the least of your concerns! "This technology is also trained to detect your hair, hands, and arms, making a call with background blur just as relaxed and easy as a regular videocall", the company explains on its blog.
This use of machine learning does, however, mean that it's not 100 percent guaranteed to blur everything that you might want blurred.
Keepers had hoped the big cats would breed but have been left devastated after Asim, the male they brought in, attacked Melati. Asim was recently transferred to London from a Danish safari park to serve as a new mate for female resident tiger Melati.
The Windies have already sealed a series win over England heading into the third Test, which begins on Saturday. Cameron did not specify exactly what modification he favoured, and he is not arguing the letter of the law.
The EU introduced its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May a year ago , intensifying regulators' focus on Facebook . At issue is Facebook's practice of merging the data it collects about users across different services into a unified profile.
Elizabeth Warren has been trying to get past the lingering controversy over her past assertion that she is a Native American. That apparently conflicts with her claims that she never identified herself as Native American for professional purposes.
Let us play basketball ". "Honestly, I think it's him not being able to control his own voice", Curry said . All that other stuff, I wouldn't call it a distraction, but from his standpoint, frustrating.
That's about the biggest battery I've seen on a mainstream phone, and Motorola says it should provide 3 days of battery life. In a short while after the official launch, Motorola will make the G7 Play available on Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, U.S.
Speaking to reporters at the site, Soylu said rescue work has been ongoing for 31 hours in an effort to reach more survivors. Mr Yerlikaya also said the textile workshop on the ground floor of the building was operating without a license.
President Donald Trump said last week he would like to hold talks aimed at creating a new arms control treaty. Undersecretary for Defense Policy John Rood also said Wednesday there were no plans for such a deployment.
Richard Neal, D-Mass., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, will begin hearings this week on presidential tax returns. Besides opposition from some conservatives pushing for more wall money, some liberals may not accept the final product.
A spokesman for Toronto Police said investigators had "worked diligently" to "do everything possible to locate the missing men". McMahon also says he has no doubt McArthur would have continued to kill if he wasn't arrested by police previous year .
The BoE kept its wage forecasts largely unchanged with earnings rising by more than 3 percent a year over the next three years. Ricky Knox said: "Irrespective of whether we have a no-deal Brexit , the United Kingdom economy is slowing".
Saints top Rams in post-Super Bowl rankings
He also divulged that he's enjoyed a margarita or two since the game, and is planning on vacationing in Costa Rica. A game wrought with missed field goals, terrific punts and sloppy runs did little to improve the NFL's appeal.
Sprint is Suing AT&T Over Its Misleading ‘5G E’ Label
Now there's no getting around the fact that 5G E is impressively fast, but to be clear, that's not what Sprint's lawsuit is about. Sprint said it is spending billions of dollars to roll out a "true" 5G network, starting in nine cities this year, including NY .