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Add better support for full room cameras

We use this camera in our conference room: https://www.owllabs.com/. It is designed to show a 360 degree view and also focus on the speaker(s). When Teams does its own resizing of the video, it often cuts off portions of the view from this camera. It would be nice to force teams to always show the full perspective from this camera (even if it is resized smaller). It would also be nice to set this as a "primary" camera in the meeting, so that it is not resized smaller.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        That sounds like problematic, so much for wide angle camera of Teams just crop the image.

      • Joel Asaro commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is an issue for all wide angle cameras (most these days?) in conference rooms. Much (most?) of the room gets cutoff for the remote viewers. This is actually a deal stopping issue for Teams as a conference room video solution for us.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We don't use the owl camera but the wide angle view with our camera also gets cut off.

      • Matt Jablonski commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes during a demo of the Owl camera with Teams, Teams cut off a portion of the camera feed from the ones using the Owl camera.

      • Jonathan M commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Alternatively let the user select another user's video that they would like to view as "primary".

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