SlideShare ist ein Scribd-Unternehmen logo
1 von 15
Downloaden Sie, um offline zu lesen
THE 5 BIGGEST VIRTUAL, AUGMENTED,
AND MIXED REALITY TRENDS IN 2022
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
THE 5 BIGGEST VIRTUAL, AUGMENTED, AND
MIXED REALITY TRENDS IN 2022
With the hype around the metaverse, there are a lot of things happing in
the extended reality (XR) world. Here we explore the five biggest trends in
VR, AR, and MR for 2022 including new headsets, 5G, as well as
applications in retail and education.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
Extended reality (XR) is a catch-all term that covers virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and
mixed reality (MR). In the very simplest terms, VR involves putting on a headset to enter a fully
immersive, 3D digital environment, AR involves using a phone or glasses to overlay computer images
on top of the real world, and MR can be a combination of both technologies.
Although they achieve it in different ways, they all involve new ways of interacting and experiencing our
increasingly digital world. As more and more of our lives – work, socializing, shopping, entertainment –
move online, these new ways of interfacing with reality mean we can experience them in ways that are
richer and more immersive. In working and professional environments, this means a greater ability to
collaborate on projects with colleagues in digital spaces. In entertainment, it means games and activities
that feel more “real” than ever before.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
This digitization of our lives has accelerated greatly since the start of the
pandemic, leading to a growth in interest and innovation around XR and virtual
worlds. So here’s a look at some of the key trends that are involved, and how we
can expect them to continue shaping our lives throughout 2022 and beyond:
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
TREND 1: XR AND THE METAVERSE
Sometimes called Web 3.0 (or social media 2.0), the metaverse is a concept that’s the focus of a lot of
excitement right now - see Facebook’s recent rebrand to Meta. This is likely to remain the case throughout
2022. Although the metaverse doesn’t have to exclusively exist in XR, it’s the version of it that does that’s
getting the most attention. This is because more immersive, experiential environments are central to the
whole concept – something that XR interfaces lend themselves to very well.
The truth is that no one exactly knows what the metaverse will look like if predictions that it will play a big part
in our lives turn out to be correct. But Meta’s focus on the VR aspects (through its hardware brand Oculus)
means that it’s likely to be a core feature. 3D environments, avatars, and gamification – three fundamental
aspects of the concept – all fit well with VR interfaces. And AR, too, with its potential to blur the distinction
between virtual and real worlds, is another idea that meshes well with the metaverse concept. 2022 should
see the release of Meta’s Horizon platform, giving people their first taste of what the metaverse could
become, and VR will be the window through which they experience it.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
TREND 2: MORE ADVANCED HEADSETS AND HARDWARE
Like any technology, the hardware needed to access virtual reality gets smaller and more powerful as time
goes on. This is particularly beneficial to the uptake of that technology, when we’re talking about devices that
need to be strapped to our heads! As well as lighter VR headsets, AR devices will get lighter, too – California
startup Mojo Vision has already demonstrated the potential for AR contact lenses that project information
directly onto the retina.
Hardware will offer more features, too. Eye-tracking technology that lets us control interfaces with eyeball
movements has already been cracked, thanks to the HHTC Vive Pro Eye headset, and we can expect more
software to take advantage of this technology in the coming year. A big advantage here is that the system only
needs to render parts of the picture that are being directly viewed in high quality, reducing the power
consumption of the headset. Other innovations will attempt to solve the problem of enabling realistic
movement within virtual environments (which will always be a problem if your actual environment doesn’t
match the size and proportions of your virtual one, and isn’t free of hazards that might cause you to trip over!)
Proposed solutions to this problem include both boots, as offered by Ekto VR, and treadmills, like the one
developed by Virtuix.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
A technology known as haptic feedback will attempt to solve the problem of providing
sensations of touch in XR environments. One example is the Teslasuit that provides tactile
feedback through electrostimulation. The suit currently costs around $20,000 and, among
other uses, is used by NASA for astronaut training, but we can expect to see smaller-scale
consumer versions on the market in 2022.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
TREND 3: XR IN RETAIL
The retail industry is going through huge changes, both online and offline, and both
offer plenty of opportunities to innovate with XR technologies. In online retail, VR
solutions can be used to create more engaging and immersive shopping experiences
that mimic the "hands-on" advantages of bricks ‘n’ mortar outlets. Meanwhile, in bricks
‘n’ mortar, AR technology can help customers find what they are looking for on the
shelves and provide the type of information and feedback opportunities (for example,
integrating customer reviews with in-store products) that shoppers have become used to
having online.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
VR allows online retail experiences far beyond what is possible with typical e-commerce
websites – for example, customers can "try on" jewelry and clothing using digital avatars
and engage in "personal shopper" interactions with chatbots. In real stores, we can expect
more stores to be fitted with AR technologies such as virtual mirrors that allow customers
to try on many different items without having to take the time to get changed or even
actually touch any products! When they find items they like, they can simply be directed
towards where they will be found on the shelves.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
TREND 4: XR AND 5G
The 5G rollout is gathering pace, and 2022 is looking like it will be the year where uptake becomes
widespread enough that it becomes a mainstream proposition. Currently offering speeds around 20
times quicker than existing mobile networks, but with the potential to greatly increase that
differential, the benefits aren’t just faster data transmission, but the possibility of different types of
data and services. This is likely to include the large data volumes needed to run XR, making wireless
and cloud-based VR and AR a possibility. Plutosphere, for example, and other startups offering
similar services, let users stream VR games from cloud servers, eliminating the need for users to own
expensive gaming PCs packed with powerful graphics hardware in order to enjoy home VR. Gaming
has tended to act as the testbed for much of the VR technology that’s currently permeating other
industries such as healthcare and education, so we can expect similar solutions aimed at other use
cases to emerge during 2022. This will dramatically lower the barriers to entry for many businesses
wanting to deploy XR solutions without making large infrastructure investments.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
TREND 5: XR IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION
I believe providing more immersive, engaging, and – in some cases – safer educational opportunities
will be one of the biggest growth areas for XR technology in 2022 and beyond. There are a number
of reasons for this; firstly, in line with just about every other aspect of our lives, education –
particularly adult education and training – is increasingly happening online and remotely. This has
been driven by the global pandemic but is clearly a trend that was underway long before lockdowns
and school closures became a regular feature of life. Online learning – either in a formal setting such
as through a university or training body or informally through one of the ever-growing number of
MOOCs – increasingly allows us to fit ongoing learning into our busy lives in ways that would not
have been possible 20 years ago.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
XR technologies make it easier for students to visualize concepts – from the numbers used in
accounting to historical events or even the inner workings of reality exposed through quantum physics
– in interesting and engaging ways. Evidence suggests that when we learn through experiencing in this
way, rather than simply reading dry facts, we can improve our knowledge retention by 75 to 90%.
VR can also be used to train and simulate operating in dangerous situations, such as the FLAIM system
used to train firefighters to tackle wildfire and aircraft fires. And AR is increasingly being used to provide
real-time inputs to trainees during on-the-job learning, such as using computer vision-equipped glasses
and headsets to recognize and warn of potential dangers in the work environment.
© 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
Read more about how AR, MR, and VR are being used in my book, “Extended
Reality in Practice: 100+ Amazing Ways Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Are
Changing Business and Society.”
© 2021 Bernard Marr , Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved
Bernard Marr is an internationally best-selling author, popular keynote speaker,
futurist, and a strategic business & technology advisor to governments and
companies. He helps organisations improve their business performance, use data
more intelligently, and understand the implications of new technologies such as
artificial intelligence, big data, blockchains, and the Internet of Things.
LinkedIn has ranked Bernard as one of the world’s top 5 business influencers. He is
a frequent contributor to the World Economic Forum and writes a regular column for
Forbes. Every day Bernard actively engages his 1.5 million social media followers
and shares content that reaches millions of readers.
hello@bernardmarr.com
www.bernardmarr.com

Weitere ähnliche Inhalte

Was ist angesagt?

Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021
Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021
Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021IQbal KHan
 
Metaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAY
Metaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAYMetaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAY
Metaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAYEunkyoung Lee
 
Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?
Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?
Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?R.Erdem ERKUL , PhD
 
Metaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdf
Metaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdfMetaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdf
Metaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdfthetechnologynews
 
Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?
Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?
Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?101 Blockchains
 
A Short History of the Metaverse
A Short History of the MetaverseA Short History of the Metaverse
A Short History of the MetaverseBernard Marr
 
Most Popular Metaverse Projects
Most Popular Metaverse ProjectsMost Popular Metaverse Projects
Most Popular Metaverse ProjectsaNumak & Company
 
METAVERSE final ppt.pptx
METAVERSE final ppt.pptxMETAVERSE final ppt.pptx
METAVERSE final ppt.pptxNischalParsi1
 
NFTs and Their Role in The Metaverse
NFTs and Their Role in The MetaverseNFTs and Their Role in The Metaverse
NFTs and Their Role in The Metaverse101 Blockchains
 
Tish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of Intelligence
Tish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of IntelligenceTish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of Intelligence
Tish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of IntelligenceAugmentedWorldExpo
 
Metaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the Web
Metaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the WebMetaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the Web
Metaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the WebYuri van Geest
 
What is the Metaverse?
What is the Metaverse?What is the Metaverse?
What is the Metaverse?Stephen Irvine
 
What is Metaverse ? What is Not ?
What is Metaverse ? What is Not ? What is Metaverse ? What is Not ?
What is Metaverse ? What is Not ? R.Erdem ERKUL , PhD
 

Was ist angesagt? (20)

Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021
Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021
Grayscale Metaverse Report November 2021
 
Metaverse - the attraction of new identty
Metaverse - the attraction of new identtyMetaverse - the attraction of new identty
Metaverse - the attraction of new identty
 
Metaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAY
Metaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAYMetaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAY
Metaverse White Paper by TENTUPLAY
 
Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?
Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?
Metaverse Nedir ? Ne Değildir ?
 
Metaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdf
Metaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdfMetaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdf
Metaverse - The Future of Marketing and Web 3.0 (1) Linked.pdf
 
Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?
Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?
Is Metaverse The Next Big Thing?
 
AN OVERVIEW OF THE METAVERSE
AN OVERVIEW OF THE METAVERSEAN OVERVIEW OF THE METAVERSE
AN OVERVIEW OF THE METAVERSE
 
Web 3.0 Metaverse
Web 3.0 MetaverseWeb 3.0 Metaverse
Web 3.0 Metaverse
 
A Short History of the Metaverse
A Short History of the MetaverseA Short History of the Metaverse
A Short History of the Metaverse
 
Most Popular Metaverse Projects
Most Popular Metaverse ProjectsMost Popular Metaverse Projects
Most Popular Metaverse Projects
 
METAVERSE final ppt.pptx
METAVERSE final ppt.pptxMETAVERSE final ppt.pptx
METAVERSE final ppt.pptx
 
CITIBANK | METAVERSE AND MONEY
CITIBANK | METAVERSE AND MONEYCITIBANK | METAVERSE AND MONEY
CITIBANK | METAVERSE AND MONEY
 
NFTs and Their Role in The Metaverse
NFTs and Their Role in The MetaverseNFTs and Their Role in The Metaverse
NFTs and Their Role in The Metaverse
 
Tish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of Intelligence
Tish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of IntelligenceTish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of Intelligence
Tish Shute (HuaweiXR): - The Future of Intelligence
 
The foundations of metaverse
The foundations of metaverseThe foundations of metaverse
The foundations of metaverse
 
METAVERSE .pptx
METAVERSE .pptxMETAVERSE .pptx
METAVERSE .pptx
 
Metaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the Web
Metaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the WebMetaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the Web
Metaverse, Digital Marketing and the Future of the Web
 
Digital Twin Metaverse Enterprise
Digital Twin Metaverse EnterpriseDigital Twin Metaverse Enterprise
Digital Twin Metaverse Enterprise
 
What is the Metaverse?
What is the Metaverse?What is the Metaverse?
What is the Metaverse?
 
What is Metaverse ? What is Not ?
What is Metaverse ? What is Not ? What is Metaverse ? What is Not ?
What is Metaverse ? What is Not ?
 

Ähnlich wie The 5 Biggest Virtual, Augmented, And Mixed Reality Trends In 2022

5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019
5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019 5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019
5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019 Bernard Marr
 
Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...
Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...
Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...Bernard Marr
 
Disrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the Enterprise
Disrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the EnterpriseDisrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the Enterprise
Disrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the EnterpriseCognizant
 
Mixede reality project report
Mixede reality project reportMixede reality project report
Mixede reality project reportsanamsanam7
 
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?James William
 
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?FredReynolds2
 
These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR
These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR
These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR Bernard Marr
 
The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...
The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...
The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...Ralph R. Zerbonia
 
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...Bernard Marr
 
What is extended reality.pdf
What is extended reality.pdfWhat is extended reality.pdf
What is extended reality.pdfCiente
 
Virtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & Trends
Virtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & TrendsVirtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & Trends
Virtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & TrendsHughes Systique Corporation
 
Challenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptx
Challenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptxChallenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptx
Challenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptxsomyajeet911
 
The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills
The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse SkillsThe Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills
The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse SkillsBernard Marr
 
Mindshare trends 2017
Mindshare trends 2017Mindshare trends 2017
Mindshare trends 2017Brian Crotty
 
Technology Trends 2017
Technology Trends 2017Technology Trends 2017
Technology Trends 2017Krishna De
 

Ähnlich wie The 5 Biggest Virtual, Augmented, And Mixed Reality Trends In 2022 (20)

5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019
5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019 5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019
5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends For 2019
 
Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...
Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...
Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape ...
 
Disrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the Enterprise
Disrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the EnterpriseDisrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the Enterprise
Disrupting Reality: Taking Virtual & Augmented Reality to the Enterprise
 
Mixede reality project report
Mixede reality project reportMixede reality project report
Mixede reality project report
 
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
 
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality Which Will Shape the Future?
 
CDD Grain Feeder WP Oct16
CDD Grain Feeder WP Oct16CDD Grain Feeder WP Oct16
CDD Grain Feeder WP Oct16
 
These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR
These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR
These 3 Business Functions Could Be Transformed By VR
 
Extended Reality.pdf
Extended Reality.pdfExtended Reality.pdf
Extended Reality.pdf
 
Metaverse vs Virtual Reality
Metaverse vs Virtual RealityMetaverse vs Virtual Reality
Metaverse vs Virtual Reality
 
The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...
The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...
The experience of 2020 will initiate long awaited growth in enterprise augmen...
 
VR Industry Emergence Overview
VR Industry Emergence OverviewVR Industry Emergence Overview
VR Industry Emergence Overview
 
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed...
 
What is extended reality.pdf
What is extended reality.pdfWhat is extended reality.pdf
What is extended reality.pdf
 
Virtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & Trends
Virtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & TrendsVirtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & Trends
Virtual and Augmented Reality: State of Technology, Market & Trends
 
Challenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptx
Challenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptxChallenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptx
Challenges in Augmented Reality Technology .pptx
 
Mixed Reality 2017 report
Mixed Reality 2017 reportMixed Reality 2017 report
Mixed Reality 2017 report
 
The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills
The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse SkillsThe Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills
The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills
 
Mindshare trends 2017
Mindshare trends 2017Mindshare trends 2017
Mindshare trends 2017
 
Technology Trends 2017
Technology Trends 2017Technology Trends 2017
Technology Trends 2017
 

Mehr von Bernard Marr

The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023
The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023
The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023Bernard Marr
 
How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For Business
How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For BusinessHow To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For Business
How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For BusinessBernard Marr
 
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023Bernard Marr
 
The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023
The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023
The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023Bernard Marr
 
Policing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening Now
Policing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening NowPolicing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening Now
Policing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening NowBernard Marr
 
Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services
Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services
Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services Bernard Marr
 
The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023
The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023
The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023Bernard Marr
 
Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?
Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?
Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?Bernard Marr
 
The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023
The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023
The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023Bernard Marr
 
The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023
The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023
The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023Bernard Marr
 
How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023
How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023
How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023Bernard Marr
 
Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence?
Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence? Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence?
Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence? Bernard Marr
 
The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023Bernard Marr
 
The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023
The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023
The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023Bernard Marr
 
12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work
12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work 12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work
12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work Bernard Marr
 
The Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your Career
The Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your CareerThe Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your Career
The Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your CareerBernard Marr
 
How AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of Healthcare
How AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of HealthcareHow AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of Healthcare
How AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of HealthcareBernard Marr
 
Top 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of Work
Top 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of WorkTop 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of Work
Top 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of WorkBernard Marr
 
Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of Marketing
Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of MarketingArtificial Intelligence And The Future Of Marketing
Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of MarketingBernard Marr
 
Is AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say No
Is AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say NoIs AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say No
Is AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say NoBernard Marr
 

Mehr von Bernard Marr (20)

The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023
The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023
The Top 4 Telecom Trends In 2023
 
How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For Business
How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For BusinessHow To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For Business
How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For Business
 
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023
 
The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023
The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023
The Top 5 In-Demand Tech Skills For Jobs In 2023
 
Policing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening Now
Policing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening NowPolicing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening Now
Policing In The Metaverse: What’s Happening Now
 
Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services
Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services
Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services
 
The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023
The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023
The 7 Biggest Business Challenges Every Company Is Facing In 2023
 
Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?
Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?
Is This The Downfall Of Meta And Social Media As We Know It?
 
The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023
The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023
The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023
 
The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023
The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023
The Top 5 Technology Challenges In 2023
 
How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023
How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023
How To Build A Positive Hybrid And Remote Working Culture In 2023
 
Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence?
Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence? Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence?
Beyond Dashboards: The Future Of Analytics And Business Intelligence?
 
The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023
The Top 5 Data Science And Analytics Trends In 2023
 
The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023
The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023
The 5 Biggest Business Trends For 2023
 
12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work
12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work 12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work
12 Practical Steps To Handle Change At Work
 
The Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your Career
The Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your CareerThe Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your Career
The Top 12 Virtual Networking Tips To Boost Your Career
 
How AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of Healthcare
How AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of HealthcareHow AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of Healthcare
How AI And Machine Learning Will Impact The Future Of Healthcare
 
Top 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of Work
Top 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of WorkTop 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of Work
Top 16 Essential Soft Skills For The Future of Work
 
Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of Marketing
Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of MarketingArtificial Intelligence And The Future Of Marketing
Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of Marketing
 
Is AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say No
Is AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say NoIs AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say No
Is AI Really a Job Killer? These Experts Say No
 

Kürzlich hochgeladen

Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)
Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)
Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)Kaya Weers
 
Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#
Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#
Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#Karmanjay Verma
 
Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...
Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...
Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...panagenda
 
A Framework for Development in the AI Age
A Framework for Development in the AI AgeA Framework for Development in the AI Age
A Framework for Development in the AI AgeCprime
 
React Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App Framework
React Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App FrameworkReact Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App Framework
React Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App FrameworkPixlogix Infotech
 
Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...
Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...
Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...Jeffrey Haguewood
 
Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)
Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)
Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)Mark Simos
 
Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks and Compliance Requirements i...
Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks  and Compliance Requirements i...Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks  and Compliance Requirements i...
Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks and Compliance Requirements i...itnewsafrica
 
Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24
Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24
Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24Mark Goldstein
 
2024 April Patch Tuesday
2024 April Patch Tuesday2024 April Patch Tuesday
2024 April Patch TuesdayIvanti
 
Potential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and Insights
Potential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and InsightsPotential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and Insights
Potential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and InsightsRavi Sanghani
 
Decarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a reality
Decarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a realityDecarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a reality
Decarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a realityIES VE
 
QCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architectures
QCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architecturesQCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architectures
QCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architecturesBernd Ruecker
 
Accelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with Platformless
Accelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with PlatformlessAccelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with Platformless
Accelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with PlatformlessWSO2
 
How to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyes
How to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyesHow to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyes
How to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyesThousandEyes
 
Landscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdf
Landscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdfLandscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdf
Landscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdfAarwolf Industries LLC
 
WomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyone
WomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyoneWomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyone
WomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyoneUiPathCommunity
 
A Glance At The Java Performance Toolbox
A Glance At The Java Performance ToolboxA Glance At The Java Performance Toolbox
A Glance At The Java Performance ToolboxAna-Maria Mihalceanu
 
JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...
JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...
JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...amber724300
 
QMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdf
QMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdfQMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdf
QMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdfROWELL MARQUINA
 

Kürzlich hochgeladen (20)

Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)
Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)
Design pattern talk by Kaya Weers - 2024 (v2)
 
Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#
Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#
Microservices, Docker deploy and Microservices source code in C#
 
Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...
Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...
Why device, WIFI, and ISP insights are crucial to supporting remote Microsoft...
 
A Framework for Development in the AI Age
A Framework for Development in the AI AgeA Framework for Development in the AI Age
A Framework for Development in the AI Age
 
React Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App Framework
React Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App FrameworkReact Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App Framework
React Native vs Ionic - The Best Mobile App Framework
 
Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...
Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...
Email Marketing Automation for Bonterra Impact Management (fka Social Solutio...
 
Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)
Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)
Tampa BSides - The No BS SOC (slides from April 6, 2024 talk)
 
Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks and Compliance Requirements i...
Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks  and Compliance Requirements i...Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks  and Compliance Requirements i...
Abdul Kader Baba- Managing Cybersecurity Risks and Compliance Requirements i...
 
Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24
Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24
Arizona Broadband Policy Past, Present, and Future Presentation 3/25/24
 
2024 April Patch Tuesday
2024 April Patch Tuesday2024 April Patch Tuesday
2024 April Patch Tuesday
 
Potential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and Insights
Potential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and InsightsPotential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and Insights
Potential of AI (Generative AI) in Business: Learnings and Insights
 
Decarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a reality
Decarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a realityDecarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a reality
Decarbonising Buildings: Making a net-zero built environment a reality
 
QCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architectures
QCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architecturesQCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architectures
QCon London: Mastering long-running processes in modern architectures
 
Accelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with Platformless
Accelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with PlatformlessAccelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with Platformless
Accelerating Enterprise Software Engineering with Platformless
 
How to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyes
How to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyesHow to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyes
How to Effectively Monitor SD-WAN and SASE Environments with ThousandEyes
 
Landscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdf
Landscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdfLandscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdf
Landscape Catalogue 2024 Australia-1.pdf
 
WomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyone
WomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyoneWomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyone
WomenInAutomation2024: AI and Automation for eveyone
 
A Glance At The Java Performance Toolbox
A Glance At The Java Performance ToolboxA Glance At The Java Performance Toolbox
A Glance At The Java Performance Toolbox
 
JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...
JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...
JET Technology Labs White Paper for Virtualized Security and Encryption Techn...
 
QMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdf
QMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdfQMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdf
QMMS Lesson 2 - Using MS Excel Formula.pdf
 

The 5 Biggest Virtual, Augmented, And Mixed Reality Trends In 2022

  • 1. THE 5 BIGGEST VIRTUAL, AUGMENTED, AND MIXED REALITY TRENDS IN 2022
  • 2. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved THE 5 BIGGEST VIRTUAL, AUGMENTED, AND MIXED REALITY TRENDS IN 2022 With the hype around the metaverse, there are a lot of things happing in the extended reality (XR) world. Here we explore the five biggest trends in VR, AR, and MR for 2022 including new headsets, 5G, as well as applications in retail and education.
  • 3. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved Extended reality (XR) is a catch-all term that covers virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). In the very simplest terms, VR involves putting on a headset to enter a fully immersive, 3D digital environment, AR involves using a phone or glasses to overlay computer images on top of the real world, and MR can be a combination of both technologies. Although they achieve it in different ways, they all involve new ways of interacting and experiencing our increasingly digital world. As more and more of our lives – work, socializing, shopping, entertainment – move online, these new ways of interfacing with reality mean we can experience them in ways that are richer and more immersive. In working and professional environments, this means a greater ability to collaborate on projects with colleagues in digital spaces. In entertainment, it means games and activities that feel more “real” than ever before.
  • 4. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved This digitization of our lives has accelerated greatly since the start of the pandemic, leading to a growth in interest and innovation around XR and virtual worlds. So here’s a look at some of the key trends that are involved, and how we can expect them to continue shaping our lives throughout 2022 and beyond:
  • 5. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved TREND 1: XR AND THE METAVERSE Sometimes called Web 3.0 (or social media 2.0), the metaverse is a concept that’s the focus of a lot of excitement right now - see Facebook’s recent rebrand to Meta. This is likely to remain the case throughout 2022. Although the metaverse doesn’t have to exclusively exist in XR, it’s the version of it that does that’s getting the most attention. This is because more immersive, experiential environments are central to the whole concept – something that XR interfaces lend themselves to very well. The truth is that no one exactly knows what the metaverse will look like if predictions that it will play a big part in our lives turn out to be correct. But Meta’s focus on the VR aspects (through its hardware brand Oculus) means that it’s likely to be a core feature. 3D environments, avatars, and gamification – three fundamental aspects of the concept – all fit well with VR interfaces. And AR, too, with its potential to blur the distinction between virtual and real worlds, is another idea that meshes well with the metaverse concept. 2022 should see the release of Meta’s Horizon platform, giving people their first taste of what the metaverse could become, and VR will be the window through which they experience it.
  • 6. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved TREND 2: MORE ADVANCED HEADSETS AND HARDWARE Like any technology, the hardware needed to access virtual reality gets smaller and more powerful as time goes on. This is particularly beneficial to the uptake of that technology, when we’re talking about devices that need to be strapped to our heads! As well as lighter VR headsets, AR devices will get lighter, too – California startup Mojo Vision has already demonstrated the potential for AR contact lenses that project information directly onto the retina. Hardware will offer more features, too. Eye-tracking technology that lets us control interfaces with eyeball movements has already been cracked, thanks to the HHTC Vive Pro Eye headset, and we can expect more software to take advantage of this technology in the coming year. A big advantage here is that the system only needs to render parts of the picture that are being directly viewed in high quality, reducing the power consumption of the headset. Other innovations will attempt to solve the problem of enabling realistic movement within virtual environments (which will always be a problem if your actual environment doesn’t match the size and proportions of your virtual one, and isn’t free of hazards that might cause you to trip over!) Proposed solutions to this problem include both boots, as offered by Ekto VR, and treadmills, like the one developed by Virtuix.
  • 7. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved A technology known as haptic feedback will attempt to solve the problem of providing sensations of touch in XR environments. One example is the Teslasuit that provides tactile feedback through electrostimulation. The suit currently costs around $20,000 and, among other uses, is used by NASA for astronaut training, but we can expect to see smaller-scale consumer versions on the market in 2022.
  • 8. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved TREND 3: XR IN RETAIL The retail industry is going through huge changes, both online and offline, and both offer plenty of opportunities to innovate with XR technologies. In online retail, VR solutions can be used to create more engaging and immersive shopping experiences that mimic the "hands-on" advantages of bricks ‘n’ mortar outlets. Meanwhile, in bricks ‘n’ mortar, AR technology can help customers find what they are looking for on the shelves and provide the type of information and feedback opportunities (for example, integrating customer reviews with in-store products) that shoppers have become used to having online.
  • 9. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved VR allows online retail experiences far beyond what is possible with typical e-commerce websites – for example, customers can "try on" jewelry and clothing using digital avatars and engage in "personal shopper" interactions with chatbots. In real stores, we can expect more stores to be fitted with AR technologies such as virtual mirrors that allow customers to try on many different items without having to take the time to get changed or even actually touch any products! When they find items they like, they can simply be directed towards where they will be found on the shelves.
  • 10. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved TREND 4: XR AND 5G The 5G rollout is gathering pace, and 2022 is looking like it will be the year where uptake becomes widespread enough that it becomes a mainstream proposition. Currently offering speeds around 20 times quicker than existing mobile networks, but with the potential to greatly increase that differential, the benefits aren’t just faster data transmission, but the possibility of different types of data and services. This is likely to include the large data volumes needed to run XR, making wireless and cloud-based VR and AR a possibility. Plutosphere, for example, and other startups offering similar services, let users stream VR games from cloud servers, eliminating the need for users to own expensive gaming PCs packed with powerful graphics hardware in order to enjoy home VR. Gaming has tended to act as the testbed for much of the VR technology that’s currently permeating other industries such as healthcare and education, so we can expect similar solutions aimed at other use cases to emerge during 2022. This will dramatically lower the barriers to entry for many businesses wanting to deploy XR solutions without making large infrastructure investments.
  • 11. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved TREND 5: XR IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION I believe providing more immersive, engaging, and – in some cases – safer educational opportunities will be one of the biggest growth areas for XR technology in 2022 and beyond. There are a number of reasons for this; firstly, in line with just about every other aspect of our lives, education – particularly adult education and training – is increasingly happening online and remotely. This has been driven by the global pandemic but is clearly a trend that was underway long before lockdowns and school closures became a regular feature of life. Online learning – either in a formal setting such as through a university or training body or informally through one of the ever-growing number of MOOCs – increasingly allows us to fit ongoing learning into our busy lives in ways that would not have been possible 20 years ago.
  • 12. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved XR technologies make it easier for students to visualize concepts – from the numbers used in accounting to historical events or even the inner workings of reality exposed through quantum physics – in interesting and engaging ways. Evidence suggests that when we learn through experiencing in this way, rather than simply reading dry facts, we can improve our knowledge retention by 75 to 90%. VR can also be used to train and simulate operating in dangerous situations, such as the FLAIM system used to train firefighters to tackle wildfire and aircraft fires. And AR is increasingly being used to provide real-time inputs to trainees during on-the-job learning, such as using computer vision-equipped glasses and headsets to recognize and warn of potential dangers in the work environment.
  • 13. © 2021 Bernard Marr, Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved Read more about how AR, MR, and VR are being used in my book, “Extended Reality in Practice: 100+ Amazing Ways Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Are Changing Business and Society.”
  • 14. © 2021 Bernard Marr , Bernard Marr & Co. All rights reserved Bernard Marr is an internationally best-selling author, popular keynote speaker, futurist, and a strategic business & technology advisor to governments and companies. He helps organisations improve their business performance, use data more intelligently, and understand the implications of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchains, and the Internet of Things. LinkedIn has ranked Bernard as one of the world’s top 5 business influencers. He is a frequent contributor to the World Economic Forum and writes a regular column for Forbes. Every day Bernard actively engages his 1.5 million social media followers and shares content that reaches millions of readers.