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Although Nvidia's Holodeck and Bigscreen's VR collaboration app couldn’t be more different in scope and ambition, both point toward a rise in the use of “shared” environments in VR for work and leisure.


  • Holodeck pulls together three areas in which Nvidia has been a leading innovator for years: driving VR experiences, creating amazingly lifelike (photorealistic) graphics, and AI acceleration.

Features and Benefits

  • Predicts likely developments in the social VR space over the next 18 months.
  • Compares what Nvidia and Bigscreen are doing in this space, given their recent announcements.

Key questions answered

  • What is Bigscreen doing in the social consumer VR space?
  • Who is leading the way in developing this potentially ground-breaking space?

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  • Summary
  • Holodeck combines three cutting-edge disciplines for collaboration
  • Bigscreen offers a virtual LAN party for consumers
  • Both offer a vision of better simulations and collaboration in VR
  • Expect a busy 18 months in VR collaboration/social


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