metaverse: Microsoft in the “race” against Facebook

Microsoft opposes Facebook by announcing that it is bringing “metaverse” into “Teams” —its own version of “Zoom”— which has also been integrated into Windows 11. Users, in the first phase, will be able, from 2022, to appear as live cartoons, or 3D digital personalities (“avatars”) in their web chats; as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Metaverse: The new platform that Facebook is preparing

Facebook is preparing a new digital platform called “metaverse”. The new platform will allow users to meet each other in a virtual digital environment, using “augmented reality technology”. As it explains in the relevant announcement, the name “metaverse” comes from a combination of the words “meta” and “universe”. It will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New apps on its maps announced by Google

After of course the search engine and email services, Google’s hugely popular service is the one with its maps. The online services giant has announced that it has created a number of new apps for “Google Maps”. The most interesting is an augmented reality app that the company called “Indoor Live View”. Users can activate it when they are indoors; such as airports, train stations, shopping malls, etc. The Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft Mesh: Futuristic holographic communication platform with mixed reality

Microsoft presented “Mesh”, its futuristic holographic communication / collaboration platform with “mixed reality”. As part of the presentation, Guy Laliberte, co-founder of “Cirque du Soleil”, appeared at the company’s “Ignite” digital conference through “holoportation”, which uses “3D capture” technology to project a “live” image of someone in a “virtual” scene.  In the company’s first demonstration Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

TeamViewer brings Workflow to TeamViewer Pilot and supports Microsoft HoloLens 2

“TeamViewer”, the leading global provider of secure remote connection solutions, today announces the compatibility of “TeamViewer Pilot” with the “TeamViewer Frontline” suite, which allows all “Pilot” users to take advantage of existing “Frontline” solutions. Additionally, Update 3.0 brings new features, including “Microsoft HoloLens 2” support, detailed logon protocol reports, and real-time annotations.   The successful functionality of “TeamViewer Pilot” and “TeamViewer Frontline” now offers a variety of workflow-based tools, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …