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Oblong invites you to experience Mezzanine 200 Series. By bringing high-performance collaboration into huddle spaces and compact meeting room environments, Mezzanine 200 Series empowers every team in your organization—whether in the same space or dispersed across time zones
Read about Mezzanine 200 Series’s unparalleled optimization of the collaboration process and the resulting gains in productivity and innovation. Skip to the end to explore how the proven capabilities of our Mezzanine family drive payback within months and maximize ROI for your business.
Mezzanine 200 Series is unmatched in optimizing the collaboration process in teaming spaces. Share documents and control the workspace with the wave of a wand. Create content on any device, anywhere in the room, with big picture perspective. See everything the same way and your problem is solved.
Opportunities to experience the Infopresence power of Mezzanine 200 Series in person include:
- The official market launch with demos and presentations at Enterprise Connect, Orlando, March 27-30, Booth #2011.
- RSVP for our Mezzanine 200 Series Road Show in Dallas, Chicago, Plano, and Los Angeles with cocktails and presentations by CIO and Network World on the critical need to empower teams.
- Or set a time of your choosing to see why Oblong's customers include NASA, PwC, IBM, Fujitsu, and Accenture along with other forward-thinking Fortune 500 customers. To experience Mezzanine 200 Series firsthand, visit one of 18 offices worldwide.
Working with Watson
The goal of each Watson Experience Center—located in New York, San Francisco, and Cambridge—is to demystify AI and challenge visitor’s expectations through more tangible demonstrations of Watson technology. Visitors are guided through a series of narratives and data interfaces, each grounded in IBM’s current capabilities in machine learning and AI. These sit alongside a host of Mezzanine rooms where participants further collaborate to build solutions together.
The process for creating each experience begins with dynamic, collaborative research. Subject matter experts take members of the design and engineering teams through real-world scenarios—disaster response, financial crimes investigation, oil and gas management, product research, world news analysis—where we identify and test applicable data sets. From there, we move our ideas quickly to scale.
Accessibility to the immersive pixel canvas for everyone involved is key to the process. Designers must be able to see their ideas outside of the confines of 15″ laptops and prescriptive software. Utilizing tools tuned for rapid iteration at scale, our capable team of designers, data artists, and engineers work side-by-side to envision and define each experience. The result is more than a polished marketing narrative; it's an active interface that allows the exploration of data with accurate demonstrations of Watson’s capabilities—one that customers can see themselves in.
Under the Hood
Underlying the digital canvas is a robust spatial operating environment, g‑speak, which allows our team to position real data in a true spatial context. Every data point within the system, and even the UI itself, is defined in real world coordinates (measured in millimeters, not pixels). Gestures, directional pointing, and proximity to screens help us create interfaces that more closely understand user intent and more effectively humanize the UI.
This award-nominated collaboration with IBM is prototyped and developed at scale at Oblong’s headquarters in Los Angeles as well as IBM’s Immersive AI Lab in Austin. While these spaces are typically invite-only, IBM is increasingly open to sharing the content and the unique design ideas that drive its success with the public. This November, during Austin Design Week, IBM will host a tour of their Watson Immersive AI Lab, including live demonstrations of the work and a Q&A session with leaders from the creative team.
Can't make it to Austin? Contact our Solutions team for a glimpse of our vision of the future at our headquarters in the Arts District in Los Angeles.