Fancy being an avatar at work? Your dream might be on the horizon

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Fancy being an avatar at work? Your dream might be on the horizon

Facebook has launched a VR remote work app, calling it a step to the ‘metaverse’

Elizabeth Culliford

Facebook has launched a test of a new virtual-reality remote work app where users of the company’s Oculus Quest 2 headsets can hold meetings as avatar versions of themselves.

The beta test of the Horizons Workrooms app comes as many companies continue to work from home after the Covid-19 pandemic shut down physical workspaces and as the Delta variant sweeps across the globe.

Facebook sees its latest launch as an early step towards building the futuristic “metaverse” CEO Mark Zuckerberg has touted in recent weeks...

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