Virtual meetings are evolving at a greater speed. Through such virtual meetings, team members could easily collaborate from different geographical locations. Their projects can now involve 3D content using mixed reality (MR) devices such as HoloLens. Mesh, Microsoft’s new meeting space is heading in the same direction.
Mixed Reality happens where real and virtual worlds produce new visualizations in our surroundings. The physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real-time to produce a hybrid reality.
Microsoft’s Mesh is the mixed reality meeting room where people become a part of the shared holographic experience from remote locations. The holographic shared experience is made possible via Mixed Reality devices such as Holo Lens. Through the Mesh meeting room, you will be able to represent virtual avatars. In the due course, Microsoft also plans to incorporate holoportation. It will allow participants to project their photorealistic or life-like selves in the meeting.
Along with being a collaborative meeting and social meet platform, Mesh will also be a handy tool for engineers, designers, architects, or medical researchers who work with 3D models. People can themselves appear in the shared virtual space and work with models projected within it. With Mixed Reality and virtual meetings working together, experts believe MR-based online platforms to grow potentially.
In the coming months, Mesh will be available with a full suite of AI-powered tools for avatars, spatial rendering, session management, and easily sync across multiple users and holoportation, enabling people to build a collaborative mixed reality environment. As per Microsoft’s announcements, two apps have already been built on the Mesh platform. One of them is the preview of the Microsoft Mesh app for HoloLens. People can download it and enjoy collaborating remotely with their teammates. The second app is the new Mesh-enabled AltspaceVR, which allows companies to hold meetings and similar work gatherings in virtual reality. Microsoft Mesh integrated Microsoft Teams and Dynamics 365 will soon hit the market.
How much is the MS Mesh price? Well, Mesh fused HoloLens 2, single unit alone costs $3,500!