Where is Boris Johnson’s new press conference room located?

The new Downing Street Blue Press Conference Room. (Photo: PA / ITV) Boris Johnson is expected to hold a televised briefing today from his new multi-million pound press room in Downing Street, as lockdown rules start to ease across the UK. The Prime Minister is expected to address the rule change while reminding the public of the need to adhere …

Zoom MeetUp presented as a conference room on wheels and not very private

Some of the biggest winners in the current health crisis are providers of video communication solutions. Among them, one clearly stands out: Zoom. The American tech company was founded in 2011 and has been one of several such companies for most of its existence, with nothing particularly interesting that sets it apart from the rest. Then this crisis hit, and …

Strap on a HoloLens and enter the AR conference room

When Alex from Microsoft Kipman logged in to our meeting last week, he introduced himself as a cartoon avatar standing somewhere between my cluttered desk and a kitchen full of outdated appliances. This holographic version of Kipman somehow didn’t stun me – I may have had too many augmented reality demos at this point – but his showing up in …