Hybrid event technology has been around and evolving since 1992, but we’re just now realizing how valuable it is to our global, human connections, and—as event planners—to our bottom line.
A screenshot from the Galoo platform that shows the inside of a wooden boat that is suspended from the ceiling by ropes inside the Center for Wooden Boats. An overlay box embedded in the overall image contains the video chat images of five people viewing the boat virtually.
The present and future of spatial experiences is digital-first, and Galoo’s technology is doing its part to make that exciting and easy to use for guests and event planners alike.
At this point, we’ve all been part of a virtual event of some sort: a meeting, a conference, or a Zoom visit with our families and friends.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, artists and arts and culture organizations have been specifically resourceful and creative as they continue to uplift and entertain audiences and communities through webinars, live-streamed performances, virtual classes, and virtual visual art collections, and museum tours.
As the need for virtual spaces, global collaboration, and accessibility grows, virtual-world platforms present an increasingly exciting option that allow people to share and gather with others in a way that feels familiar to that of the physical world.
In his widely-acclaimed book, The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues, András Szántó showcases museum leaders and their thoughts on the untapped potential of the industry.