Companies all over the world have resorted to video conferencing software such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams as a means of holding meetings during the coronavirus outbreak, but interacting with colleagues has proven somewhat difficult behind a webcam.
Therefore, HTC has announced that the beta version of its remote collaboration and meeting platform for VR, VIVE Sync, will be available free of charge to companies and remote employees during the pandemic.
VIVE Sync, from first-party developer 2 Bears Studio and HTC, supports up to 30 participants simultaneously and provides full body tracking so that participants’ personally created avatars can communicate with their own body language.
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The platform also supports Tobii eye tracking, which is embedded in headsets like the VIVE Pro Eye, for