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Zoom Updates

Updates for the UW Zoom web conferencing service

Zoom updates page: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/204758419-New-Updates-for-Web

May 17, 2019
Summer, 2019 Planned Updates:
The UW Zoom service team is evaluating several LTI integrations for Zoom. Canvas, Calendy, Microsoft Teams, and Slack LTI integrations are being evaluated for privacy, security, and user impact.

Zoom recordings privacy: when the meeting host presses record, participants in the meeting will see a pop-up notification the meeting is being recorded. This feature will be enabled by default for all meetings. Zoom Pro meeting hosts have the option disable this feature, if needed.

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April 28, 2019
Nationally acclaimed UW-IT Accessible Technology Center staff are working hard with Zoom engineers and UX designers to improve the usability of Zoom for all users. This update included several improvements in the way that Zoom works with screen readers and keyboard navigation.
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April 24, 2019
To better align with the UW fiscal year, the UW Zoom subscription renewal date is changing to July 1. Renewals only for the 2019-2020 subscription year will be charged for 12 months, plus two additional months. This will set the new renewal date to July 1. Renewals for the July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 subscription year will return to the usual 12 month billing cycle.

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September, 2018
MediaAmp Integration now available to make Zoom Cloud Recordings available in your MediaAmp account.

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Earlier updates
Use the Outlook for Web, Outlook app, and Google Calendar Zoom add-in to quickly add a Zoom meeting to your calendar invite.