forbes.com - 8 days ago
Call Of Duty Cofounder Is Using VR To Create The Meetings Of The Future
The ability to connect with others via live video and voice communications, believe it or not, was alive and kicking since the 1870's.
Video conferencing didn't roll around until a century later, and although we can now see our colleagues in higher resolution, no one has really been re-inventing the wheel. Then virtual reality (VR) headsets, crafted by Oculus and HTC, arrived on the scene and presented us with a lot more possibility. They were first created for video games, an obvious application for a truly immersive experience in an industry worth $100 billion. Now, thanks to the future of work movement picking up steam, other use cases for VR have sprouted up -- such as in the workplace. Except you didn't know you needed it in the first place. Chance Glasco, video game animator-turned-tech startup guy, is probably one of the best people to chat with on using VR in gaming and also in the enterprise. As one of the founding members of Infinity Ward, Glasco put out seven titles in the Call of Duty franchise over a decade, until he reached game industry-burn out.
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