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Nvidia re-envisions the metaverse as a collaboration platform

The company has its hands in a lot of technology pies, from advanced robotics to autonomous cars, planes, chips, advanced AI, and even medical research. This week it offered a glimpse of an avatar-dominated collaboration metaverse.

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Microsoft to bring Mesh avatars and virtual environments to Teams

Beginning next year, Teams users will be able to "meet" in 3D spaces to collaborate with colleagues, as Microsoft announced the upcoming public preview of Mesh for Teams.

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Apple v. Facebook gets a lot less virtual with Meta

Even in a virtual world, trust is the currency you need for success. How will it go with Apple versus Meta?

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Will Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ change everything?

Facebook wants to build the VR universe we all live and work in. Here’s what’s actually coming.

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Varjo’s new VR headset points the way to collaboration done right

True collaboration happens when a group gathers around a project. Virtual reality brings that experience to participants in a way that traditional videoconferencing never will.

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Zoho One suite expands to more than 50 apps

The first major update to Zoho’s “operating system for business” in two years adds a shared email inbox, AR remote assistance tool, retail website creation platform, and more.

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Varjo and a better approach to VR-based collaboration

Given the advances in AR and VR in recent years, why are we trying so hard to re-create boring, old meeting rooms?

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Apple puts a Map to the future on iPhone

Apple is rolling out augmented reality city guides, which use the camera and your iPhone’s display to show you where you are going. So where is Apple going with this?

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Facebook smart glasses and some lessons for Apple

Facebook grabbed some attention this week with its first smart glasses. Are there lessons here for Apple, which is thought to be working on its own smart spectacles?

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Facebook promises immersive VR meetings with Horizon Workrooms

Virtual reality meetings have yet to live up to their potential, but Facebook says its VR environment will improve on video calls for team collaboration.

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For better video collaboration, time to embrace the Metaverse?

Tired of Zoom calls and video chats with people in boxes on screen? The next step in video collaboration, if it can be done, would replace that with virtual rooms, avatars and the ability to chat with co-workers and colleagues in the...

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ArcGIS Field Maps + iPhones herald the emerging digital enterprise

The availability of powerful geospatial apps like ArcGIS Field Maps on iPhones and iPads has implications that go far beyond mapping.

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WWDC: What's new for App Clips in ARKit 5

Apple has updated App Clips with new features that make these things quite useful for many B2C and B2B enterprises.

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Nvidia Omniverse: Could it make today’s videoconferencing apps obsolete?

While everyone's gotten used to videoconferencing apps that turn everyone into versions of the Brady Bunch — little squares on a screen — there are better ways to meet and network.

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Apple’s big iPhone 12 deal with Delta shows a path to AR

The augmented enterprise is the focal point for Apple and AR.

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Lenovo’s global employee kickoff: The evolution of company meetings?

I was invited to Lenovo’s all-hands meeting (virtually) and how it was presented gave me some ideas about how these events can and should be handled in the future.

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Microsoft Mesh and Viva: Revolutionizing the corporate dynamic for success

The two big announcements from this week's Ignite conference are impressive offerings that can connect employees while enhancing their skills and assuring their employment. That's good for the workers, and for business.

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Microsoft’s Mesh aims for mixed-reality meetings of the future

At this week’s Ignite conference, the company unveiled the Azure-based developer SDK and offered a futuristic vision of remote collaboration.

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