These virtual spaces are not just meeting tools they are interactive spaces that allow work to be completed. In contrast to traditional conference calls that rely on one-way communication such as screen sharing spaces, these collaborative spaces are designed to foster interaction, productivity, and community with remote or hybrid teams.

These virtual spaces are simple to use and accessible to anyone with a standard PC, Mac or browser. These virtual spaces are packed with features, making them incredibly powerful tools for collaboration. Some allow you to create an immersive experience with VR. Some provide a more complex world-building editor while others have simple avatar systems that use floating emojis to communicate emotions during presentations and conversations.

Google Docs allows team members to view and edit documents, and allows for commenting or tracking changes, as well as granting different access rights. It can be utilized for video conferencing and chat, and also integrates with other tools, such as calendars, email and kanban boards.

Microsoft Teams is an integrated suite of office tools, which includes chat video, voice, and conferencing documents, document storage, and integrations with other workplace software. It is available for free to all Google users and has various pricing options for businesses of any size.

ImmersedVR is a state-of-the-art VR collaboration tool that makes use of telepresence technology to connect people all over the world in shared workspaces. It allows team members to write on documents, make notes on plans, and even shake their hands with their co-workers. They can also see the virtual avatars of their colleagues who are sitting next to them. This latest technology is increasingly utilized for training simulations and classroom-based learning. Duodecim is a Finnish medical society that utilizes Glue for healthcare training exercises.