5 Benefits of 360° VR Employee Training

Remote Site Visits

Whether a company is onboarding new employees or training current team members, virtual reality (VR) training offers organizations a cost effective, safe, and efficient way to educate and collaborate. This is especially true when the nature of the training depends on a given site or physical location, such as: safety training, method transfer, and on-site […]

5 Benefits of Virtual Reality for Manufacturing

virtual reality for manufacturing

The term, Virtual Reality, is referenced so often in society and movies, that many forget just how much the nascent technology is changing and developing. While the idea of a “virtual reality” has been in the works for decades, it wasn’t until 2012 that the now infamous Oculus Rift hit the world’s stage. And while […]

How to Reduce Carbon Emissions by Minimizing Business Travel

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Governments, businesses, and individuals must reduce their carbon emissions to avoid devastating climate effects. One solution, that is both immediate and effective, is for businesses to substitute routine travel with remote collaboration platforms. Tools like Avatour’s 360° platform help companies drastically reduce their carbon footprint without sacrificing quality.  The Prevalence of Business Travel  Travel is […]

Is Apple building a VR headset? Not exactly.

Bloomberg published another update on Apple’s headset plans last week, and headlines across the web are shouting Apple is building a VR headset! Bloomberg’s reporting on Apple is historically accurate and the information in the article is broadly in line with previous reports, so I find it credible. But I’m not sure people are drawing […]

What Live 360° Telepresence Can Do for Your Business

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In a world of global business and social distancing, live 360° telepresence is becoming more and more important for companies around the world. With many businesses liaising with, partnering with, and selling to brands in different locations across the globe, live 360° telepresence is the best way to keep us connected virtually.  Here at AVATOUR, […]

Trade Show Canceled? Drive Sales With Remote Presence

Virtual Trade Show

Thanks to the spread of coronavirus, trade shows, fairs, and exhibitions scattered across the globe have been canceled and postponed. Whether in North America, Europe, Asia, or another region, it seems that every week there’s another trade show cancellation somewhere in the world. For businesses and organizations that rely on trade shows to increase revenue […]

Why is Apple Buying NextVR?

Why is Apple Buying NextVR?

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every industry, and the AR/VR space is no exception. Some AR/VR firms have seen dramatic increases in interest – especially those, like us, who are focused on collaboration tools that can lessen the impact of distance. But other startups in AR/VR are facing revenue challenges amid a grim funding environment. […]

“An extraordinary sense of presence.”

Avatour at Forbes

After nearly two years of prototypes, testing, and hard work, AVATOUR is now in general availability. We’re grateful for the patience and suggestions of our beta users, which have led to great improvements in usability and reliability — as well as quite a long roadmap! On the eve of our launch, we were surprised and […]

Apple’s AR/VR Strategy is Both, And.

Not Really Apple's AR Glasses

Faced with technical risk, Tim Cook is hedging his bets on immersive tech. Tech news site The Information published an exclusive story last week, revealing that Apple plans to release two AR headsets, the first in 2022 and the second in 2023. (Mark Gurman at Bloomberg followed up with some more detail.) This is big […]