What: VirBela is an immersive virtual world that offers the possibility to create a whole campus to support larger events, conferences, meetings, office space and more. Their application runs mainly on desktop but they also support VR headsets like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
So What: With larger gatherings moving online, companies like VirBela are exploring ways to create a sense of moving through space while still being static. Some major benefits of hosting events and conferences online are things like noise level control and “unlimited” great seating.
This article is part of Emerging Futures of Remote Work – An Institute for the Future Signals Report for The Remote Lab