The world is grappling with what our new normal will be after Corona. What we do know is that this has changed how people are living, learning and working. People are realizing that being physically present is not always necessary and there are avenues to be present without leaving the comfort of your home.
There had already been a massive increase in remote working in South Africa and around the world in recent years. According to Regus.co.za, Worldwide, an average of around 52% of workers telecommute regularly – in South Africa, this figure rises to 56%. Add to that the fear of large gatherings due to Corona, which is not going to dissipate quickly.
XRGlobal is using exciting mobile technology to enable mobile-based VR and through our VRGather platform we are converging the worlds of XRG (VR, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality) and IOT to merge the digital and physical world, giving digital objects physical characteristics including our true to life avatars and marketplace stands and enabling interactions in the same way people interact in the physical world.
XRG's VRGather platform is a timely solution allowing remote offices, conferencing and workshops eliminating the need to travel or attend physical events while still enabling physical immersion.
In the same way, parents and students alike are learning that education does not have to be classroom-based. For the most part, education and even skills training has been stagnant for decades. Innovative approaches to improved learning has been discussed with increasing frequency and this pandemic has escalated the desire to look for alternative approaches.
VR has been described as the learning aid of the 21st Century. XRG immerses students and employees in the environment in which they are learning or working, shutting out the outside world and any distractions and enabling interaction within that world creating enhanced presence.