These virtual spaces are not just tools for meeting but are interactive environments that let you work. These collaborative workspaces, as opposed to traditional conference calls that rely on one method of communication for communication, like screen sharing, are specifically designed for collaboration, productivity and connectivity to remote teams or hybrids.
Virtual spaces are available to anyone with a standard PC or Mac or a browser. Virtual spaces are loaded with features, making them incredibly powerful tools for collaboration. Some of them allow you to create an immersive experience using VR. Some provide a more complex world-building editor while others have simple avatar systems that make use of floating emojis to communicate emotions during conversations and presentations.
Google Docs allows team members to view and edit documents, with options for commenting or tracking changes, as well as granting different access rights. It can also be used for video and chat conferences, by integrating with other tools for workplace use, such as calendars, email, and kanban boards.
Microsoft Teams is a full suite of workplace tools that includes video, chat and voice conferencing, file storage, and integration with other workplace tools. It is free to all Google users, and comes with a variety of pricing options that can be adapted to businesses of any size.
ImmersedVR is a state-of-the-art VR collaboration tool that makes use of technology that telepresence uses to connect people across the globe in shared workspaces. It lets team members to write on documents, take notes on plans, and even shake their hands with their co-workers. They can also view the virtual avatars of colleagues who are standing next to them. This cutting-edge technology is increasingly utilized for training simulations and classroom-based learning. Duodecim is the Finnish medical society, for example uses Glue to develop healthcare training exercises for remote and hybrid employees.