Way back in the depths of the pandemic, I found myself helping my clients set up Zoom studios. A lot of this was remote—a task that involved shipping webcams, microphones, and lighting and then instructing the clients on how to properly set each element up. Several webcams fell over. One of them got chewed up by a dog.
Two big buzzwords in the tech industry these days are virtual reality and the metaverse. At the end of October, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Inc. is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc. The social network is still there as Facebook, but all the rest of Facebook Inc. is shifting to the development of the “metaverse” inside virtual and augmented reality platforms.