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An Igloo in every office and for every company


With our Immersive Workspace solution, we can retrofit Igloo Shared VR technology into any existing room, irrespective of its size, shape, or dimensions.

Whatever you want on the walls, you can have it, thanks to our content-agnostic platform.

Work with the tools you already use, launch and run real-time applications, view websites in 360°, present and interrogate data, access your corporate Microsoft and Google suites, and much more.

Contact us to discover how we can retrofit your meeting room.

Use cases for any business in every sector


Whoever you are, whatever your business, wherever you operate, our Immersive Workspaces can get right to work for:

  • Team briefings and project updates
  • Sit-up-and-take-notice presentation formats
  • Room-scale data visualisation and interrogation
  • Ideation, brainstorming, and blue-skying
  • Corporate storytelling, with 360° stings & sizzlers
  • Immersive training

Get in touch to find out how an Immersive Workspace can work for you.

An interface everyone already knows how to use


Our Immersive Workspaces are controlled via our super-easy interface - Igloo Home.

This enables you to access all your content, data and applications using an intuitive, super-accurate motion-tracked VR wand.

Imagine a room-scale iPhone, where the screen wraps seamlessly around all four walls - being inside that iPhone is a lot like using Igloo Home.

And, of course, Igloo Home can be branded and customised to your specifications.

Drop us a line to learn more about Igloo Home.

The anatomy of an immersive room

To retrofit Igloo technology into your existing rooms, we use a combination of Lidar scanning and artificial intelligence to map a room, create a bespoke projection template, specify the right projectors and projection points, and configure the Igloo Media Player.

Get in touch to find out how we can create a bespoke Immersive Workspace.

Controls

Intuitive control via a choice of wireless devices, and a customisable interface for simple content access

Glass windows, walls and doors

Any existing glass can be covered by a retractable, colour-matched blind

Sound system

5.1 immersive sound system, with the option to upgrade to a fully-spatialised system

Projectors

Typically, an array of 4-6 ultra-short-throw projectors, retracted into the ceiling

Versatility

Can be retrofitted into most meeting rooms, conference rooms and workspaces

Media Player

Housed in a nearby server room and fits within the envelope of the corporate IT network

What the analysts are saying


Several technology analysts say that immersive workspaces are destined to be mainstream very soon.

For example, Gartner has named immersive workspaces as a technology CIOs should be actively investigating: “immersive technologies, such as augmented and virtual reality are ready for mainstream businesses for training and immersive conference room services.”

Contact us to find out how you can stay ahead of the curve.

It’s so easy to create and access content

It’s incredibly easy to create and access content for your Immersive Workspace - and becoming easier all the time.

Documents from your MS Office suite or your Google suite can be easily formatted for the Igloo. You can log right into your collaboration software (like Teams, or Slack, or Basecamp, or whatever). You can bring up your analytics tools and dashboards (like Tableau, or Emu, or Esri). You can use your preferred video conferencing packages (whatever they may be).  And you can tile together several different types of content (in any formats, from any source) all at the same time.

And, using Igloo Home, it’s easy to select and switch between them all.

Ask us how to access your content in your new Immersive Workspace.

How to tell it’s an Igloo 

There are a few other immersive workspace solutions out there. 

Here are ten tell-tale signs of an Igloo solution (which also acts as a useful checklist if you’re evaluating an alternative).

  • It’s equipped with a vast, wraparound 360° screen and surround sound
  • It enables you to engage and interact with any digital content, in any format, from any source
  • It allows you to tile together many different types of content, from many different sources, all at the same time
  • It’s controlled by a full range of everyday input devices, like tablets, phones, keyboards, VR controllers, and even voice and gestures
  • It’s equally well-suited to immersive, 360° or XR content, as well as conventional flat-screen and legacy content
  • It integrates with the full range of communications and collaboration technologies - including all the usual video conferencing and VoIP packages
  • It’s compatible, out-of-the-box and works natively with all your existing business tools (like 3D design packages, CAD software, data visualisation tools, Office 365 software, etc, etc, etc)
  • It’s easy and intuitive to operate
  • It sits entirely within the envelope of the corporate IT network (fitting-in with everything from room control systems to security standards)
  • It’s easy to make good quality content using standard technology tools - like the Office 365, Google and Adobe suites

A simple, scientific eight-step installation process

Using some ingenious tricks and tools (like Lidar scanning and AI-powered databases), we’ve largely automated and industrialised the installation process - making it all surprisingly quick and cost-effective:

Step 1

Briefing

Igloo captures the details of your brief - including the location and nature of your spaces, and how you’re planning to use your immersive workspace

Step 2

Scanning

Using a handheld laser scanning system, your rooms are surveyed using a combination of photogrammetry, canvas and sweep Lidar

Step 3

Uploading

The scan data is uploaded to a secure portal

Step 4

Modelling

The scan data is imported into the Igloo 3D modelling tool, which uses artificial intelligence to specify the optimum type and number of projectors and projection points (based on a set of attributes in a database)

Step 5

Mapping

A low-poly model of the room and projector throws are sent to the Igloo Immersive Media Player - a designer then UV maps, adds lighting, and creates a room-specific UV template.

Step 6

Virtual visualisation

A virtual visualisation of the room is sent for client sign-off (which you can view in an HMD or on your desktop using our Igloo Showroom app)

Step 7

Installation

The installation team fits the pre-selected projectors in the pre-specified positions, and deploys the Igloo Immersive Media Player configured to the room-specific UV maps

Step 8

Forever after

Igloo provides service and support (based on strict SLAs), as well as regular software updates, new apps, and new integrations. You’re also able to join our user group and wield a direct influence over our future roadmap

In our 10+ year track record, Igloos have been used by 100s of clients across many different sectors.
So, please, get in touch to tell us about your ideas and how Igloo can bring them to life.

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