Zoom adds auto-generated captions

Zoom has announced the availability of auto-generated captions, which automatically provide speaker subtitles on Zoom video meetings or webinars. The feature, also known as live transcription, is available for all free and paid Zoom Meetings and Zoom Video Webinars accounts. Users can enable the feature via the Zoom web portal. Participants can still privately request that…

Zoom revenue skyrockets 370% in a year

Zoom's revenues skyrocketed last year as global demand for online meeting solutions soared amid COVID-19 lockdowns. Although the popular video conferencing platform generated impressive revenue through its fiscal year 2021, the year's final quarter set a new record. According to data presented by BuyShares.com, Zoom hit a record high quarterly revenue of $882.5 million in Q4…

Half of workforce exhausted from video calls, claims study

While working remotely has become commonplace during the pandemic, so has fatigue from video calls, a new study conducted from Virtira Consulting shows. Virtira’s study reveals that 49% of employees experience a high degree of exhaustion from being required or pressured to be on camera during online meetings. The Webcam Survey: Exhausted or Engaged? provides insights from…