10 New Technologies IBM Is Cooking in Its Innovation Labs - Bluegrass

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-01-23 Print this article Print

IBM's metaverse for the public sector, Bluegrass is a virtual reality application that lets workers set up virtual conference rooms. Sure, the convergence of social networking and virtual reality is neat, but will people really forgo meeting in person to meet in a virtual boardroom? Time will tell, but Big Blue has big hopes for this technology.

IBM Lotusphere 2008 is the setting for the introduction of new collaboration technologies, but it also affords IBM the opportunity to show off software from its research labs around the world. Here are 10 new technologies that have promise, but don't get too excited! Some of these products will get rolled into existing IBM offerings—or may never see the light of day at all. By Clint Boulton

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