Tag: virtual reality

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Digital Workplace

Can We Have the Metaverse Without the Goggles, Please?

If we can replicate in person interactions in the metaverse without the goggles, it might just tip the "worth it" equation to the virtual experience side.

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Digital Workplace

The Metaverse Sure Feels Like an Enterprise Thing

Can a mass-market metaverse dream come true? Possibly, but the near-term value lies at work.

Alphabet CIO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote at Google I/O 2022

Digital Workplace

Google Unveils Digital Workplace Plans for the Coming Year at Google I/O

The Google I/O developer conference this week covered a wide range of topics, but did include new upgrades and releases for the digital workplace.

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Information Management

Current and Future Uses of Digital Twins Across Industries

Digital twins are now being used across various industries to simulate real-world scenarios. But do they also hold the key to the metaverse?

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Digital Workplace

How Regulations Will Affect the Metaverse

The metaverse is still developing but there is increasing talk about the rules that will regulate it. Companies should prepare for the privacy implications.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Here's What Happened in My First Meeting in the Metaverse

Companies have to do something about soul-killing video meetings, and technologies like the metaverse offer possibilities that make even this skeptic excited.

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Digital Workplace

Get Ready for the Metaverse to Go Mainstream

VR is the vanguard of the metaverse. But real-time telepresence, mixed reality and augmented reality will bring it one step closer to the digital workplace.

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Learning & Development

Virtual Reality Goes Mainstream for Learning

Virtual reality technology is gaining steam as a corporate learning tool, with the barriers to entry getting lower every day. Here's how companies can jump in.

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Digital Workplace

What's Behind Microsoft's Acquisition of Activision, Gaming? The Metaverse? Both?

Microsoft may have ideas about the metaverse with the Activision buy, but this deal is mainly about gaming. Here's why.

Microsoft Mesh mixed reality platform where people working remotely are all in a VR space looking at a vehicle

Digital Workplace

Microsoft Mesh and Its Place in Microsoft's Metaverse Ambitions

Microsoft unveiled Mesh for Teams at Ignite this year. Here we'll cover why this is a major step in Microsoft's metaverse ambitions.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft, Facebook and the Future of the Metaverse(s)

Two main visions of the enterprise metaverse are emerging: Facebook's and Microsoft's. Here's how they compare.

Microsoft Researcher Alex Kipman presents Microsoft Mesh mixed reality at Ignite 2021

Digital Workplace

How Microsoft Mesh May Transform Remote Work

The AR, VR and mixed reality market is booming and Mesh could shake up how collaboration and communication happens in the digital workplace.

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Digital Workplace

Facebook’s Rebranding Embraces the Metaverse, But Not Everyone Is Convinced

Facebook has now been rebranded as Meta, with its CEO Mark Zuckerberg betting its future on the metaverse. But not everyone is convinced.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Facebook Releases Horizon Workrooms, Underscoring Its Metaverse Ambitions

Facebook is pursuing its metaverse strategy with the release of Horizon Workrooms. Here's what you need to know.

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Digital Workplace

Why Facebook's Metaverse Is Still Only A Pipedream

Recently, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined Facebook's future in the metaverse. However it's still likely a pipedream. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft Talks Mesh Platform at Ignite, Google Expands Workspace and More News

This week, Microsoft outlined its future in AR and VR at Ignite, Google expands Workspaces, while BlueJeans makes Teams meetings better. All that and more.

 Young man in a technology lab using virtual reality headset - vr training concept

Digital Workplace

How Virtual Reality Is Helping Remote Workers

Virtual reality technologies continue to gain ground in the digital workplace. Here's a quick look at some of its main use in the enterprise.

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Learning & Development

Upskill and Reskill for a Better Employee Experience

Invest in continuous learning to improve company culture, increase retention and resilience, and create a more positive employee experience.