Extended Reality Summary

  • Immersive experiences are changing how we connect with people, information, and experiences.
  • Extended reality (XR) can bridge distance to address problems like never before.
  • Experimenting with immersive technologies today lays the groundwork needed to transform entire industries tomorrow.

Teleportation may not be a reality just yet, but immersive experiences through technologies like virtual and augmented reality are taking us to far away places and making distance a thing of the past. Extended reality is the first technology to “relocate” people in time and space, and we are here for it.

As immersive experiences spread across industries, the fundamental changes to enterprise and society are clear: the importance of place is disappearing.

VR & AR technologies add a new layer of information on the real world. Companies can use this extended reality to create more immersive experience & improve business processes. Tech Vision 2018 underlines XR as a trend.


of executives believe it will be important to leverage XR solutions to close the gap of physical distance when engaging with employees and customers.


of executives state it is very important for their organizations to be a pioneer in XR solutions.

Extended reality is bridging distances to access information, people, and experiences.

Leaders are using XR to address some of the biggest pain points in enterprise. Whether it’s workforce training, day-to-day productivity, or immersive customer experiences, extended reality offers the opportunity to redesign business without the limiting factor of distance.

With #extendedreality, the end of distance is finally possible. #TechVision2018

BMW offers an AR-driven exploration of its models, even letting people get “inside” and explore.

Through immersive experiences, businesses can tap expertise in thousands of skills from anywhere in the world. Across industries and applications, immersive experiences are pushing companies to not only think differently about what is possible, but also to create new solutions that bypass the distance-based challenges they face today.

XR at a Glance

Find out more about the opportunities and challenges of extended reality, and what’s possible without the limitations of distance.

Our SlideShare shows how leading companies are putting immersive experiences to use today, and how they’ll revolutionize industries in the future.

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Technology is changing society. But the unprecedented access and influence businesses enjoy today come with a new set of responsibilities.

Expectations are growing–from customers, employees, business partners, governments, and more. Transformation is the key to meeting these expectations, and leaders are redefining their companies based on the company they keep.

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