This guest blog was written by Mario López, Innovation Team Lead in Bravent and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) as part of the Humans of Mixed Reality series. He shares his passion about Mixed Reality and how the companies can integrate it.
Today's reality is shifting - now everything is connected to the internet with gadgets for pretty much everything. Our car gives us directions and the weather of our destination, our fridge lets us know when it's time to do groceries, and a slew of other different devices now help us with many things and help us stay productive. As far as we know, life is easier with the Internet.
This new reality has also made an impact on the way companies work and their productivity. For example, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can be implemented in several processes to automate tasks like customer service or even machinery maintenance.
Nevertheless, although we all know that digital transformation is a must for every kind of business, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a stark contrast in the before and after version of implementation of new technologies. Mixed Reality business applications like Dynamics 365 Remote Assist with HoloLens 2 has helped a lot of businesses improve their productivity and cope with complex challenges that the pandemic brought on. For example, now companies can leverage remote expert support without having to fly anyone across borders, or even conduct remote audits and inspections!
I remember the first time that I tried on the first generation of HoloLens back in 2016. The experience was completely incredible - I was very impressed with how this device was able to interact with the real-world environment and how the user was able to see holograms. But this was only the beginning - in 2019, the HoloLens 2 was released, and everything changed. I was excited to witness the evolution of mixed reality happen, and the dramatic impact it has on our lives.
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