Microsoft to bring Mesh avatars and virtual environments to Teams

Microsoft Teams users will soon be able to create their own animated avatars to meet with colleagues in 3D virtual environments, thanks to an upcoming integration of the company’s mixed reality platform, Mesh.

Mesh, unveiled by Microsoft earlier this year, provides tools for the development of 2D and 3D virtual environments for collaboration and communication. To date, the effort has included the creation of a dedicated Mesh collaboration app for users of Microsoft’s VR headset HoloLens, as well as integrating Mesh features — such as avatars — with AltSpaceVR, its social VR software. (Both are currently in preview.)

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Source:: Computerworld