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Delivering your keynote from home Part II ... Me and my Digital Twin ...

image credit: Kevin_ODonovan

Here’s my very own #DigitalTwin 😉 … delivering a #keynote, hosting a #webinar, interviewing someone in my #studio … all in a world of my own …

In the past 4 weeks, I’ve had so many calls with friends and clients to brainstorm what you could do to create engaging content that stands out from the crowd, given that all #Energy Industry events are gone for the foreseeable future.

As a way to express your own individual personality from your own home, this is becoming part of my #NewNormal.

Have a look and let me know what you think… Now seriously, can you see this being used in a #B2B context in the Energy Industry?

Or am I really off in a world of my own 🤔…

#FutureofWork ... 

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Matt Chester on Apr 27, 2020

Still so impressed by this, Kevin-- thanks! How much do you think the current situation will hasten the adoption of these types of tools more widely? You're clearly a tech enthusiast and an early adopter, but do you think within the coming year you'll see more people and organizations adopt these kinds of practices? Will we maybe see people opt not to fly to conferences (saving themselves not only the costs but the carbon) and present to an audience across the country in this manner? So many ways it will be interesting to see what tech developments will having staying power after COVID-19 is in the rearview mirror

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Kevin O'Donovan on May 11, 2020

Matt, 

I do see this type of tech being used to create content that stands out from the crowd.

Now it may be seen as a bit of a gimick by some (or maybe most), and I'll be honest that I'm sure I'm going to see any CEO of a major Utility / Energy Company deliver their Strategy pitch to inverstors in VR .. but then again ...

I do see this being used for creating some engaing content. Could have huge potential in Education, getting a Energy Transition story across to younger viewers ... SPACES is mainly being used by Teachers/Educators right now ... 

Now another use case I had not thought about but I've ised in the past few weeks, instead of creating or broadcasting content, you use the virtual environment to 'consume' content.

With so many sessions/webinars online these days, simply watching a 'taking head' on a video on your laptop/monitor can get a bit dull as you are in your home surrounding and it's easy to get distracted.

Now if you're watching the same session on the 'big screen' in your own visrtual theatre, while you are still simply sitting at your desk in the real world, you have an entirely different experiance watching the session on a 'big' screen in a Theater in VR ... it's interesting ... 

Kevin.

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