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Nvidia’s metaverse-based Nucleus Cloud could spur the evolution of collaboration

If the goal of collaboration is to get everyone on the same page — rather than in the same place — to solve a problem, the metaverse might be just the place.

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Q&A: JLL exec sees no return to pre-COVID work routines, but a 4-day work week

Peter Miscovich, managing director of Jones Lang LaSalle IP (JLL), a global real estate investment and management firm, says new views on flexible work and a re-evaluation of what employees want will reshape commercial real estate and...

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We’re thinking about metaverse collaboration the wrong way

More than virtual places in which to meet and work together, what collaboration needs is a game-like way for colleagues to connect.

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Analyst: Apple's AR glasses will run Mac chips

One day you will indeed wear your Mac like sunglasses, if the latest Apple AR glasses rumor proves to be true.

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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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