Facebook promises immersive VR meetings with Horizon Workrooms

August 19, 2021

By Matthew Finnegan

Facebook on Thursday unveiled its vision to make remote meetings more immersive with the introduction of Horizon Workrooms, a virtual reality app for team collaboration. But convincing employees to put on VR headsets for conference meetings — or companies to buy the hardware in the first place — could be a tough sell, say analysts.

Facebook introduced Horizon, its virtual reality social space accessed via Oculus VR headsets, last year, though it remains in private beta. This latest iteration, Horizon Workrooms, is aimed squarely at replicating conference room meetings however, with colleagues represented as animated avatars.

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Source:: Computer World


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