Securing the Future of Remote Working With Augmented Intelligence

Introduction

Are you familiar with the fact that utilization of artificial intelligence across businesses will tend to create $2.9 trillion of business value in 2021 as well as 6.2 billion hours of productivity? Keeping in view this up-pacing technology, the artificial intelligence market is projected to grow to $190 billion by the year 2025. 

Without any uncertainty, it is clear this whole globe is accommodated with synergizing human intelligence and artificial intelligence. The immense acquisition is observed especially during the pandemic of COVID-19 which was an excuse that “work from home” is becoming a new normal. Either working from home, or from the office or a blend of both, employees are learning to work in different ways with different collaborative tools. As organizations are facing this new normal, technological advancements have made work from home a seamless reality. The evolution of augmented intelligence has paved the way for collaborative experience and richer work. 

Augmented intelligence is very exciting because it basically acknowledges that there is a whole lot of difference between humans and artificial intelligence, even if a few of the human skills can replace some of the AI and vice versa. The emergence of these two powerful skills depicts promising results and enhancing remote working especially during the pandemic of COVID-19. Some other immersive technologies that are leaving a promising impact on remote working are embodied cognition, robotic process automation, virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality.

Dynamic Captioning

Augmented intelligence assists remote work employees in which the physical environment’s elements are not familiar to the workers. It depicts augmented descriptive captions in a 3D format on a remote worker’s direct camera view of his physical surroundings. Augmented reality provides information about remote worker’s physical environments for support applications with the dynamic display of descriptive guidance and labels.  

Wearable AR technology automatically presents remote workers with their information they require at an appropriate time. These captions are prepacked with AR-based support applications. These captions might also be inferred automatically from the physical environment by utilizing AI technology such as Facebook’s Soundspaces. 

Researchers and analysts at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have established a system called RF diary for the detection and captioning of human behavior of people within a room via WiFi and other radio frequency (RF) signals. Researchers have affirmed that their approach can analyze people through walls and numerous other obstacles, even during the existence of complete darkness. 

Though this system might give people jitters on privacy grounds, this system can also prove to be beneficial in support contexts such as remote detection when disabled personnel require assistance or in a case when a completely capable worker is struggling to master a new physical work skill. Perhaps this system can be set up to let support personnel know when the distinguished behavior crosses some threshold that needs remote arbitration.

Virtualization

Employees who are working from home typically lack physical access to most of the physical business processes in which they tend to participate. Stimulating parts of processes to which remote employees cannot directly interact is every augmented intelligence and virtual reality comes into existence. It supports in such cases where mandatory participants, activities, and tools are entirely lacking from the remote employee’s immediate physical environment. 

Another promising use case of augmented intelligence is it assists head office staff to interactively visualize the physical environment of employees who are working remotely. One of the most emerging technologies that might be beneficial in this regard is the neural holography network developed by Stanford for the purpose of 3D rendering.it involves augmented intelligence that is very well trained with a camera-in-the-loop stimulator for the generation of immersive, high quality, and 3D virtualization in real-time. 

Immersive Collaboration 

Augmented reality smart glasses can develop a multi-dimensional immersive experience through the digital transportation of users into virtual meeting rooms where they can effectively collaborate and communicate. Augmented intelligence provides 3D models for collaborative design and reviews no matter where each user is based. Whether it is having a discussion and development of creative components, planning elements of design, or reviewing the plans with partners and clients, augmented intelligence provides unique mediums for collaborations and communications. Also, augmented intelligence plays a pivotal role in remote assistance and training. 

What To Expect In The Future

Emerging technology can potentially reshape the dimensions of organizations. Augmented reality, as well as virtual reality, will play a crucial role in office design trends that have already come into being. Architecture organizations are already dedicating a space for virtual reality. This is basically an area that is equipped with all the essential requirements of virtual reality. 

An immense amount of businesses are prone to taking this step as more meetings are held virtually to accommodate the spread-out workforce. Organizations are currently spending a hefty amount on virtual solutions and will continue to invest in the future. 

Director of business development at HuddleCamHD, Paul Richards, affirmed that 

“Numerous meeting rooms will become more similar to TV production studios instead of collaborative spaces. Erik Narhi, an architect as well as computational design lead at the Los Angeles office of global design company Buro Happold also agreed that in this current era, it is impossible to neglect augmented reality and virtual reality.” 

Hybrid work for home is not going anytime soon. According to an estimation by global workspace analytics, 25% of the workforce will be working from home by the end of the year 2021. This fact depicts that in the upcoming years, there would be a rapid acquisition of augmented reality and hybrid intelligence for securing the future of work from home. Circumstances have forced organizations to evolve at a faster rate. 

Hence augmented intelligence is capable of surely enhancing the hybrid work from the home environment by developing a super-powered augmented workspace with numerous customizable screens, unrestricted from the limitations of physical monitors. Not only this, organizations and financial infrastructures are not only acquiring augmented intelligence for remote working but also verifying the identity of individuals via the incorporation of enhanced document verification, age checks, and OCR technology. 

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