The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been as widespread as it has been devastating. The wound is still too fresh to consider what opportunities await immersive tech once this crisis has abated, but it’s worth noting the goodwill being shown, through products and services swapped, and knowledge shared. The entire industry, from startup to incumbent, developer to chief executive, is stepping up and being counted when we all need it most.
Of course, where this issue of VRWorldTech Magazine focuses, the retail sector, the impact of the pandemic has been acutely felt, with lockdowns worldwide reducing footfall to zero in every store but supermarkets. Retailers and businesses with online presences were best prepared, but the playing field is relatively level when it comes to immersive tech.