As episodes around the world are starting to get offset due to the coronavirus outbreak, companies are starting to find alternative means of delivering news and revises to their purchasers. The vast majority of it is more likely to come in the form of an online affair, but HTC might have taken the cake.
The company was scheduled to host its Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen, China, but instead of doing that, they opted to host it practically. The happen was hosted inside Engage, which is a collaborative VR app that works with multiple VR programmes such as the HTC Vive, Oculus, Valve, and Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
Those in attendance were represented by 3D avatars and were sat in an “outdoor” amphitheater with concrete workbenches. For some reason, HTC also decided to introduce the coronavirus into its VR event, where there were virus-shaped balloons. HTC’s China president Alvin Graylin was quoted as saying, “These viruses aren’t going to hurt you, because we’ve trained. All of you guys have been now issued special protective gear.”
As he was indicated that, the entire gathering was covered in protective kits, although given that all of this was virtual, it was completely unnecessary. While what HTC has done seems romance, it does are demonstrating a possibility of the future and how events moving forwards can be held.
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