At today’s “Microsoft Big Picture” event in Melbourne, Australia, Microsoft apparently announced that Lync, Microsoft’s corporate instant messaging client, will be coming to Windows Phone, Android, Blackberry, and “iDevices” within the next 4 weeks.
The news was tweeted out by Big Picture attendee Garry Holden, and then confirmed by the official Microsoft Australia Twitter account:
Lync for Windows Phone via Mango was first announced last May, but the app hasn’t as yet shown up.
Big Picture is an annual Microsoft Australia event with a tagline “Experience the future. NOW”:
Driven by the thought “Don’t tell me, SHOW ME!”, Microsoft brings you a complimentary annual event that allows you to explore first-hand cutting-edge and amazing Microsoft technology in action. Discover a theme park of possibilities packed with a series of different real-life scenarios set in the world of business and the home. Each brings to life the tangible results of Microsoft technology advances – from new ways to interact with customers, to monetising insights from business data, to dramatically boosting business efficiencies. Come for a couple of hours or stay the full day – you’ll leave buzzing with ideas.
The Melbourne event is well underway, but if you’re in Sydney on December 1st, you can still register.