LAS VEGAS, July 18, 2018— Over 30,000 Microsoft partners and their counterparts gathered in Vegas this week for the annual Microsoft Inspire conference to kick off the fiscal year and learn about new focus areas and solutions. CEO, Satya Nadella took to the stage Wednesday to close out Inspire and kick off Ready. His corenote presentation included exciting insight into the future of work with a demo of Valorem’s holographic telepresence technology, HoloBeam.
For the live demonstration, Microsoft Product and Program Managers Raanah Amjadi, Sonia Dara and Daniel Escapa used HoloBeam to remotely collaborate in real-time with a 3D hologram of Valorem Managing Director, Andre Player. Using advanced hand gestures and voice commands the demo participants collectively assessed and dissected a 3D hologram of the Rigado Cascade IoT gateway.
“HoloBeam is a great example of using mixed reality and holograms to allow colleagues to work together in a fully interactive 3D experience.” – Daniel Escapa, Principle Program Manager- Azure IoT Smart Buildings, Microsoft
“Today we’ve shown you our vision for the future of work and how we can leverage the power of AI and mixed reality to connect our physical and digital spaces. In this multi-sense multi-device world we can now create opportunities for anyone to collaborate in more immersive ways.” – Raanah Amjadi, Product Marketing Manager- Teams, Microsoft
Valorem, who recently joined the Reply Network of companies, is one of the first Microsoft Mixed Reality (MR) Agency Partners worldwide and a Gold Microsoft Partner with a strong focus on digital products and services that help enterprises transform into modern workplaces.
“Our team of experts are always looking forward and continually pushing the boundaries of modern technology to create more innovative solutions that drive digital change. We invest in research and incubation to move companies forward and reach their goals. HoloBeam is a result of this focus to develop more effective and efficient means of teamwork and collaboration in a growing geographically dispersed workforce and an era of mixed reality, cloud, and AI. As one of the first Microsoft Mixed Reality (MR) Agency Partners worldwide, we are thrilled to be recognized by our partner, Microsoft, for the work we’ve brought to market.” – Domnick Parretta, CEO, Valorem
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