AR/VR are coming-of-age with a GDP potential of $1.5t by 2030

| January 14, 2020

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THE FUTURE of work will be augmented and virtually enhanced as technology solutions are fast maturing and have evolved against their limitations thanks to the development of other digital capabilities. Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are among prominent technologies that have impacted industrial processes and business operations for quite some time but have recently gained more traction as maturing capabilities. While admittedly, they are not brand new, AR and VR will dramatically gain importance and relevance thanks to advances like cloud technology, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, as well as 5G.

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