As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of games and science fiction. Yet as imaginative as I was, the idea of playing with games and robots in my professional life would have seemed like science fiction. But we live in the future now… and the future does indeed have games and robots where you work!
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The air is getting chilly here at HipChat headquarters…okay, we’re in San Francisco, so it’s getting chillier. But we’ve been keeping ourselves warm with pumpkin spice lattes, long sleeves, and a lot of hard work creating new and improved features like group video chat and screen sharing, as well as new integrations with your favorite tools.
So often the best ideas happen outside of the meeting room. Inspiration doesn’t care about your schedule—it strikes when you’re refilling your coffee, taking a lunch break, or chatting in a room. But as the workforce becomes more distributed, teams are losing these casual opportunities to connect.
The new HipChat Video platform solves this problem, putting group video chat and screen sharing right where your team is already collaborating – your rooms. Completely rebuilt, the new HipChat Video platform rivals the most stable, reliable services on the market.
Fun-loving and wise, Sassy Bot has the Internet at its disposal and isn’t afraid to use it. With a simple slash command, Sassy will retrieve images, .gifs, maps, videos, weather, and more.
It’s the age-old lesson, and it continues in HipChat. Do good, and good will come to you. Karma Bot makes sure this is so.
Karma Bot enhances camaraderie and teamwork in any HipChat room by giving your team a fun, easy way to celebrate and encourage teammates. Using this bot, you’ll be able to give (and take away) karma points to teammates in your HipChat rooms, and this wise bot will keep tally.
Designers, marketers, engineers, and meme-lovers alike will fawn over the new Adobe Image Editor in HipChat. Instead of uploading and downloading images all day, you can now edit and create beautiful images right inside of HipChat using the power of Adobe. And that is some serious muscle.
If you’re a HipChat newbie, welcome! We’re super (content) to have you aboard. HipChat is easy to use and set up, so don’t worry about reading tons of boring instructions. Just do these three steps, and you’ll be smooth sailing.
Modern team communication is all about freedom—freedom to work where, when, and how you want. While only a few years ago it was a challenge to work remotely, today the idea of working on a beach in Bali doesn’t raise an eyebrow. HipChat makes this possible.
For remote teams or workers, the power of face-to-face communication can often be what’s needed to keep everyone in sync. For these times, HipChat video and video integrations are there to help.
HipChat bots, or “HipBots” as we call them, have long been a HipChatter’s best friend: loyal, dutiful, and, if we do say so ourselves, adorable. Each bot is gifted with its own unique skill, helping your team stay organized and do its best work. Better yet, they’re easy to install and happy to work 24/7. Explore all our bots here. Learn about four of our favorites below.