Undoubtedly, the inability to network professionally and catch up with industry friends and associates has been felt particularly hard by smaller or independent businesses during the pandemic. It’s here that DesignBar.io wants to offer a virtual solution, beginning with the architecture and design industries.
Described as a first-of-its-kind digital social club for small business owners, the cloud-based members’ club seeks to nurture industry relationships and friendships at a global level, with experiences that can be enjoyed together online via a series of 3D luxury virtual venues. Once a member or company has signed up, they can create a profile, join conversations and socialise through live-stream performances or by hosting their own event. Guests can even indulge in digital dining, where people connect online through DesignBar while enjoying a real-life breakfast or dinner provided by leading local chefs.
Immersing users in unique online worlds, Nowhere builds on the face-to-face interaction offered by Wonder and Gather with a highly customisable, sci-fi inspired experience for workplace events or marketing.
Accessible via web browsers, Nowhere places guests in a 3D world that can be customised with different zones, backdrops and features. Working with visual effects and experience designers, the platform’s navigation and spatial audio make it highly immersive and suitable for live-streaming of content, performances or virtual networking. 'We’re starting to collaborate with outside artists to build beautiful worlds and in the future everyone will be able to build their own extraordinary environments,' Jon Morris, CEO of Nowhere, tells LS:N Global.
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