Virtual Reality: The Workplace of the Future
In recent years, the availability of virtual and augmented reality technology has increased hugely and rapidly. And, although it may seem strange and unlikely, it’s still somewhat understandable that it’s now starting to creep into the workplace; saying that in some ways it’s already had an impact.
Video calls that span time zones may seem mundane now, but if you think about it, even they have an element of augmented reality about them; after all, you’re seeing an environment in front of you that isn’t actually there.
Taking this into consideration, it was only a matter of time before virtual reality took over the reins and began integrating itself into the workplace. Despite still being quite a niche approach, headsets are being used in place of a traditional computer. The headset enables the user to utilise all the space around them in the digital world so that they can see multiple screens at once – and adjust them as per their own preference. It, therefore, means that each employee can tailor their own virtual space to reflect how they work best...