Members of a design team at Cirque du Soleil demonstrate use of Microsoft‘s HoloLens device in helping to virtually design a set at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference in Seattle on May 11, 2017. Photo: AP
Members of a design team at Cirque du Soleil demonstrate use of Microsoft‘s HoloLens device in helping to virtually design a set at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference in Seattle on May 11, 2017. Photo: AP
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Microsoft has its own metaverse that it says will launch with PowerPoint and other Office apps in 2022

  • Microsoft unveiled at its Ignite conference a corporate version of a metaverse based around its Teams chat software, allowing users to meet in virtual reality
  • CEO Satya Nadella said the Covid-19 pandemic has made the commercial use cases of this kind of virtual world much more mainstream

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Members of a design team at Cirque du Soleil demonstrate use of Microsoft‘s HoloLens device in helping to virtually design a set at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference in Seattle on May 11, 2017. Photo: AP
Members of a design team at Cirque du Soleil demonstrate use of Microsoft‘s HoloLens device in helping to virtually design a set at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference in Seattle on May 11, 2017. Photo: AP
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