Can digitization, augmented reality, voice control, and other technology change the way we work?

Connectivity and digitization

With smartphones, laptops, tablets, and the 24-hour internet becoming ubiquitous in almost all households staying connected are not difficult. With cloud computing, virtually everything is accessible from anywhere in the world. This usher in an era where home offices can become the norm.

Augmented reality

The next big tech revolution that has entered the portals of offices is the augmented reality which is nothing but the visualization of all elements and objects in the given space. Those used to Pokémon game will be experienced in how augmented reality works. It will transform the way we look at charts and other information. Though it is still in nascent stages it is touted to play a major role in how offices function in the future.

Virtual Reality

With work from home becoming a reality the way meetings are held are also undergoing a transformation. Despite Skype and other conference calls people still like to be able to see the body language to determine how a meeting is going on. You can attend any of these meetings in an avatar which conveys your body language and with a good camera clear facial expression. Virtual reality can also be used to attend workshops and even interviews.

It also helps in viewing large amounts of data on a single screen easily.

Iris scanner

With virtually everything online requiring a password, it can be challenging to remember all of them. While for certain sites you don’t have a choice, at least for your laptop or your phone you do not have to worry about remembering the password anymore, you can just scan your iris or even a fingerprint and you are good to go.

It is just matter of time before everyone virtually assistants like Alexa or Siri can be instructed to trade for you on or readout the newspaper or just dial a client without even looking up from what they are working one.