What really excites Carrel-Billiard is what happens next – teleporting 2.0. “We’re going to be working on holographics,” he says in a video for Accenture’s Tech Vision 2018 project. “We’ll do a [high-resolution] 3D scan of your entire body and effectively ‘broadcast’ [you] to different places … So you’ll see yourself, exactly as you look like, from the place you are.”
Phyllis Chua, who works at the Asia-Pacific headquarters of chemical company Croda, says she would try any workplace technology that makes it easier to communicate with her international colleagues. She uses video conferencing and Skype to keep in contact with Croda staff and individual contractors in the US and Europe.