By Louella Fernandes – The metaverse promises to create an immersive, interactive and shared digital world that brings together mixed reality – augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) – along with 3D holographic avatars, IoT and digital twins. It is seen as the next great leap in the evolution of the internet with tech titans such as Meta, Microsoft and NVIDIA announcing their vision of this alternate universe. So, beyond the hype what does it mean for the future workplace?
The pandemic has changed traditional office working in favour of a hybrid mix of remote and virtual collaboration. Now, we see a future where a ‘metaverse’ promises to create immersive virtual experiences that could break down the divides between office and remote working.