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April 18 2022

If you’re a video wizard running virtual cameras or composition apps (like OBS, or similar), those would be chosen as the default instead of the actual physical camera in your computer (not a great default if OBS isn’t running!). This is now fixed!

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April 14 2022

Occasionally attendee avatars would show ?? instead of their initials, which is obviously not so great! We improved how we handle avatars in general, so this won’t happen anymore.

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April 14 2022 ★ Featured

Wow! We shipped v1 of Audience Gallery, a new addition to your meetings that brings the real live video of your attendees into your space! Try it out at your next All Hands!

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April 14 2022

Safari user? Good news! Screen-sharing is now more reliable in your browser of choice.

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April 10 2022

Every meeting on Venue now has a backup recording bot present, to make doubly sure that your meetings can be reliably shared after the fact.

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April 6 2022

If you’re a Venue power user, you probably know about Actions. Your actions can now be dragged-and-dropped to reorder, making it even easier to produce a fantastic meeting.

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March 30 2022 ★ Featured

V1 of Event Templates is now live! Admins can now set the brand colours in the dashboard, which will be used in every new event by default.

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March 29 2022 ★ Featured
Any message from the backstage chat can now be sent as a shoutout to producers and speakers – and will be visible only to them. Great for audience-invisible prompts or cues!
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March 29 2022

Our account creation process and creator dashboard are now more unified, leading to a much better experience across the board. (Bonus: single sign-on account creation!)

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March 25 2022

Sometimes the stage would get smushed to the left of the screen. Weird! That won’t happen any more.