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September 1, 2021 – Artur, a virtual reality (VR) office space provider that helps companies create large-scale virtual offices with advanced and immersive collaborative environments, announced today that its professional edition is no longer available in beta and has entered stable version. With more than 70 people who can already gather as photorealistic avatars in a VR meeting space at the same time, the platform offers companies infinite virtual real estate properties to replicate a physical office while helping to increase productivity and improve the culture of the company.
The platform, led by Arthur’s founder and CEO Christoph Fleischmann, offers Fortune 500 companies and large-scale organizations a realized VR solution that enables collaboration sessions in a remote environment. Arthur’s top-tier clientele, such as Societe Generale, Nestle, and the United Nations, can build office spaces with permanence functions and come together as photorealistic avatars, using tools such as manipulable 3D flowcharts, whiteboards editable, video integrated into virtual monitors and spatial audio with specialized audio. “Audio zones” for private conversations. These features help immerse users in both the virtual and real world.
“As a company with a mission to transform the future of work, getting out of the beta is the next step in the evolution of productivity and is a new chapter for Arthur,” Fleischmann said. “Virtual reality offers innovative solutions that no other technology is capable of achieving. Arthur provides companies with a solution capable of providing deep and meaningful collaboration. Companies that want to resolve their internal communication in a hybrid work environment can do so by reducing office and travel expenses, as well as reducing carbon emissions.
The following five key areas of the platform have received significant updates as Arthur’s professional edition comes out of beta, helping companies strategically integrate the VR platform into their set of hybrid work tools:
- Accessibility: Business teams can manage accessibility, including management, sub-teams, user functions, and restrictions;
- Platforms: The professional edition will have the support of Pico Neo 3 Pro and HTC Focus 3 over the coming weeks;
- Productivity: A new sticky note feature is added, in addition to multi-user low-latency screen sharing capabilities, including a shared screenshot, a versatile pinboard feature for brainstorming, kanban boards, and more month;
- Scale and stability: Arthur can now support more than 70 VR users in the same room at once;
- Security: SOC II certification is underway to provide highly secure RV meetings, which include high availability, backups, and complete encryption of all information.
Arthur says his platform has expanded to meet the needs of a wide variety of global industries, including energy, pharmaceuticals, consulting, insurance and finance. The company also added that it has already gained strength in these industries, with continuously increasing use. In 2021 alone, business users have spent a total of 1.6 million minutes on Arthur, according to the company.
Beyond collaborative work, Arthur users can organize conferences and events on the platform in flexible spaces for unique meetings with rooms and spaces for conversation sessions, individual conversations, and social media opportunities.
In addition, the work done at Arthur can be exported and shared beyond the platform, as it currently supports software integrations with major enterprise solutions such as Google Drive, SharePoint, Jira, and similar web applications. Arthur also protects the data of private customers and offers users 2D assistance for employees and team members who cannot join virtual reality.
To learn more about Arthur and his virtual collaboration platform, visit the company website. For those interested in implementing Arthur and his professional VR platform for businesses, please contact us.
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