The Key Point Blog

03/18/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

Examining VR’s Place in the Workflow of the 21st Century

Every day brings more troubling news of the coronavirus. What at first seemed like a distant problem has quickly turned into a global event affecting nearly every aspect of business and personal life.

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03/17/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

Gamification Takes Center Stage at (Relatively) Quiet PAX East 2020

Despite fears of the coronavirus, tens of thousands of attendees flocked to PAX East at the Boston Convention Center from February 27th to March 1st. The event, which managed to be held before numerous tradeshows and industry events were either postponed or cancelled, marked the continued celebration of video game technologies and the gaming culture. Compared to years past, however, this PAX felt quieter than usual.

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03/12/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Way We Work

If businesses are shut down, for indefinite periods of time, how will employees continue to get work done? If workers do work from home, will they have everything they need to continue operating as if they were in the office?

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02/18/2020

Carl Schell

How to Implement a Successful Remote Workforce Strategy

For traditional office equipment dealers, rightsizing a document imaging device fleet is essential to the MPS they deliver to customers, chiefly to lower print costs. For dealers that also offer managed IT services, rightsizing a client’s office can lead to even bigger opportunities.

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02/05/2020

Deborah Hawkins

Who is Investing in Smart Workplace?

“Smartness” is all the rage, but how far are Smart devices and solutions making it into the workplace? Keypoint Intelligence asked 260 IT decision-makers across the UK & Germany and discovered some interesting things including who is likely to invest and in what.

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10/15/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

Finland-based head-mounted display (HMD) developer Varjo today announced its new virtual reality (VR) headsets, the VR-2 and VR-2 Pro. For those unfamiliar with the company, Varjo operates primarily in the enterprise-level VR hardware market, providing solutions for many companies in the automotive and aviation industries. Prior to this announcement, its primary piece of hardware was the VR-1, a VR headset released last April.

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10/09/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

The beginning of Fall saw new flagship phones from Apple & Huawaei, but what many might not have noticed is that Microsoft announced its own plans to get back into the phone game.

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10/08/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne have created a new silicone-based material that, when worn over the human body, simulates a sort of “second skin,” according to a recent article published in the Soft Robotics science journal. According to the preliminary findings this material, when used as a feedback device, marks a vast improvement over haptic feedback technology – which is a leading form of virtual reality (VR) control.

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06/19/2019

Barbara Richards & Christine Dunne

Last month, Xerox held a briefing for industry analysts on its service offerings. A key takeaway from this event is that Xerox is re-positioning its MPS brand to “intelligent workplace services.”

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05/07/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

HP has just released its second virtual reality (VR) headset, known as the HP Reverb. Like its predecessor, the HP Reverb has been designed to work with Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform. That said, the Reverb is not simply an updated version of the 1000-100 (the first HP VR headset). It has been designed with a focus toward enterprise clients, while retaining a price point that will make it a viable option for the consumer market as well.

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