Over the last couple of months, we released many video streaming-related improvements and tested them with several customers. In this blog post, we'd like to summarize all the changes and how they can improve the video experience for your team.
With detailed team availability visualization, you'll see when every person is freely available, busy with urgent meets, or blocked by conflicting events scheduled outside Reemeet.
With this feature enabled accepted events on Google/Office365 calendar that conflict with all-meets reservations will trigger Remeet to schedule them around to avoid conflicts. This can also be used to make yourself unavailable on Remeet while you are on vacation by creating an out-of-office on your calendar.
Introducing new Urgency Report to help you keep number of "urgent" meets low
Remeet helps with meetings transparency in multiple ways, and today we added a "transparency report" to encourage even more inclusion.
Remeet is a collaboration tool for teams that was purposely created to implement the concept that Cal Newport calls Reverse Meetings
We have some special news to share. Meetter is now Remeet. Our new domain is www.remeet.com, and we’ll fully transition existing accounts on March 21st.
We’ve just introduced virtual backgrounds. This allows you to blur your background or display a picture as a background during a meet.
We’ve just added basic noise/echo cancelation and volume adjustments.
We’ve just introduced support for tentative all-meets, and added a Say Hi! feature for those who like to chat before meets begin.
We’ve just introduced the ability to partially accept all-meets, and generate awesome team pictures.
This week we’ve introduced a schedule impact analyzer, improved scheduling algorithm, and redesigned meet cards.
This week we’ve changed recording thumbnails to use the shots with smiles and simplified scheduling ad-hoc meets from Slack DMs and channels.
This week we’ve released multiple note editor improvements, introduced draft meets, and reduced the number of clicks required to start an ad-hoc call.
This week we’ve released increased stickiness and more compact Slack channel notifications.
This week we’ve introduced the ability to install Remeet to your desktop or mobile home screen, added Edge browser support, and redesigned the attachment experience.
This week we’ve introduced browser notifications and improved countdown timer.
This week we’ve introduced meet history functionality to increase the transparency of scheduling.
This week we’ve introduced a new small talk scheduling algorithm that addresses some major pain points.
This week we’ve introduced a highly requested watchlist feature that makes it easier to participate in meets asynchronously.
This week we’ve introduced various all-meets experience improvements and made our cloud infrastructure fully compliant with AWS Security Hub standards.
This week we’ve added zooming for screen sharing, full screen mode, and due dates for meets that require preparation.
This week we’ve redesigned the video experience and added the ability to pin meets to specific all-meets.
This week we’re releasing “if necessary” all-meets acceptance.
This week we’re adding increased stickiness, along with various visual and scheduling improvements.
This week we’re continuing to improve the video experience by introducing HD and making 16:9 the default aspect ratio. We’ve also added meet search filtering by participant.
This week we’re releasing multiple layout improvements to the video call experience and adding meet scheduling history.
This week introduced meet quick actions menu, ability to schedule a follow-up right from active meet screen, and several other improvements.
This week we’ve released a new UI, optimized grid layout, and various connectivity and security improvements.
This week we’ve added a backlog report to see everyone’s meeting capacity (or lack thereof) at a glance, and improved the scheduling algorithm to reduce last-minute rescheduling.
This week we are expanding meet privacy settings, and introducing a wait time report to help teams analyze and improve communication efficiency.
This week we are releasing multiple improvements to help you have a great conversation experience even with a less reliable internet connection. The Small Talks feature is now available to more teams.
One of the things we miss out on working from home is the random, informal, (yet sometimes inspirational and productive) social interaction with colleagues. These spontaneous conversations are good for both morale and productivity.
Now you can screen share from Safari, enjoy improved user editors, and tag meets with Slack channels after the meet.
New redesigned all-meets calendar, ability to accept all-meets for urgent-only meets, 5-minute breaks between meets, and more.
Now you can quickly jump to a corresponding Slack thread from each meet, we also added optimized layout for 1-1s and for all-hands, and more.
Notification and reminders for meets requiring preparation, downloading recordings, preliminary agenda notification, and more.
Now you can share private meets in private Slack channels, and channel permissions will be used to determine if user can access the meet.
I’ve been working mostly from home for the last five years, and I want to share a few tips related to meetings for those who are currently in a rushed transition to remote operation.
Now you can search meets, see all RSVPs for every week, and create meet notes
Now everyone can choose to join all-meets at any day/hour and invite others.
In modern, highly collaborative distributed companies, meetings fail. They are notoriously time-consuming, unproductive, distracting, and frustrating.
Based on the results of this remote company survey, we see that not only are the problems Remeet solves highly relevant to remote companies, but their occurrence significantly increases with the number of meetings person has.
Meetings are one of those things that are essential for company success. But participants rarely have positive feelings about them. Why is that?