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Sign language interpreters in Teams

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Our client (NPO) has hired several deaf people.
Since they all currently have to work from their home offices, the client works a lot with Microsoft Teams.
A sign language interpreter is invited to the meetings - which works great.
However, as soon as an employee shares the desktop - the video windows are so small that the interpreter is hardly recognized.

It would be really great - if you could split off individual windows!

 

This option would also be interesting for some.

 

Is there a chance that this will be feasible at some point?

3 Replies
Hopefully we get more control of this! In the meantime I’d suggest posting this request here too or find other uservoices you can upvote:

https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/

Adam
Same issue. Need to be able to pin a deaf person or multiple deaf people
in a meeting while someone is screen sharing. And be able to make the document smaller to see the deaf people presenting larger so I can understand their signing.

@nataschamarkzoll 

 

Here's how to resize Teams to maximize use of an ASL interpreter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kp7HF65h6MI

In this tutorial, RMTC-D/HH demonstrates how to use Microsoft Teams while sharing content and using an ASL interpreter while on a PC. This step-by-step tutor...