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MeetinVR today announced that it is launching the next generation of its metaverse collaboration solution for business and education.
The new 2.0 version is now available for download on the Meta Quest Store. Since 2016, the company has been developing a virtual reality platform for meetings, workshops, training and education. In March 2021, MeetinVR was first published on the Oculus Store and by the end of the year it became one of the best VR apps of 2021.
With the release of the new version, MeetinVR promises a new level of experience. The update includes new tools, environments, and significant user experience (UX) and visual improvements for both the VR solution and the free web platform. The Copenhagen-based company is releasing two new rooms, The Rooftop and The Workshop, offering a complete “refurbishment” of all other available rooms.
“We see more and more companies achieving excellent results by collaborating in the metaverse using MeetinVR,” said Cristian-Emanuel Anton, founder of MeetinVR, in a statement. “Many of these companies want to expand their use of our solution, so we’re releasing our biggest upgrade yet. It is a completely renewed version of our application which we call 2.0. At MeetinVR, it’s very important to us that we build an experience that not only works great, but also feels great. It should be intuitive, elegant and enjoyable. The new version works and feels absolutely amazing and I’m excited to welcome companies to the highest level of collaboration in the metaverse.”
Anton added: “One of our main use cases over the past year has been workshops. We are therefore releasing a new space to address this particular use case: The Workshop. It is an environment designed to bring people together and involve them in active learning. Through our facilitator functionality, custom canvas configuration, timers, breakout zones, and the best whiteboard experience on the market, we now provide everything needed to effectively move workshops from in-person to Metaverse.”
Some MeetinVR users, such as Teleperformance, the most trusted omnichannel customer experience provider, offer digitally integrated business services and Takeda, Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company, gained early access to the new rooms and shared some very positive impressions.
“The new release of MeetinVR is amazing. The evolution is clear and above all it fits the business use case even better,” said Pedro Gonçalves, CIO at Teleperformance Portugal, in a statement. “The new workshop space is incredibly adapted for small workgroups isolated by in-place sound bubbles. The groups can perform collaborative work without disturbing the nearby groups. It increases the usability, collaboration and productivity of such professional activities. The new rooftop room is an incredible place for socializing and easy talking in a very relaxing environment. Congratulations on this new step, and let’s meet MeetinVR.”
The core of MeetinVR is the virtual / mixed reality (VR/MR) experience, but the solution works very well with just a PC or Mac. The VR software application enables companies to connect internally or with customers in a shared virtual space and experience, where they can organize meetings, workshops and training sessions using productivity enhancing tools, such as a 3D pen, virtual screens, whiteboards, speech zones, personal tablets, and document sharing capabilities. The company offers a free version as well as a range of monthly paid plans according to the desired capabilities. They also offer fully customized rooms as a service to clients who want their rooms to match more specific needs, their brand, or resemble their real-life offices (digital twins). Read more about the product here.
“We are very pleased with the new release, especially with the new chambers,” said Yohei Sawano, product manager at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. “The Workshop space has everything you need to make a workshop run smoothly. The beautifully designed three-storey hall The Rooftop gives participants the impression that they are on the roof of a skyscraper. The atmosphere in this space makes people feel comfortable interacting casually.”
MeetinVR can be downloaded from the Meta Quest and Pico stores for standalone versions or their official website at https://meetinvr.com for the linked VR of desktop versions.
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