Zoom app for Vision Pro: Featuring Personas, Spatial Zoom experience

Zoom app enables users to scale virtual meeting rooms to real-life size
An undated image of the Zoom meeting. — Zoom
An undated image of the Zoom meeting. — Zoom

Zoom, the video conferencing platform, has introduced a new application designed for the Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset. This app enhances virtual meetings by including elements from participants' physical surroundings, creating a more immersive experience. 

The Apple Vision Pro is set to be available for purchase in the US starting February 2, with the Zoom app being downloadable from the App Store on the same day.

According to Gadgets360, Zoom announced on Monday that the new app for the AR/VR headset will leverage Apple's Personas feature, allowing participants to generate digital avatars for meetings. These avatars, automatically created by the Apple Vision Pro using machine learning, replicate real-time movements and expressions. 

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The app also features a Spatial Zoom experience, enabling users to scale virtual meeting rooms to real-life size, fostering a sense of presence and collaboration during remote meetings.

Zoom app features for Vision Pro

  • Spatial Zoom experience: Scales virtual meeting rooms to real-life size for enhanced immersion and collaboration.
  • 3D object sharing: Allows users to share 3D models, enabling collaborative viewing from various angles.
  • 3Zoom eam chat: To be added in the first half of the year, facilitating easy communication among Apple Vision Pro users.
  • Real-world pinning: Permits users to pin up to five participants anywhere in their physical space, enhancing interaction. Also includes an option to remove participants' backgrounds for a more immersive appearance.

Apple Vision Pro price

The Apple Vision Pro is priced at $3,499 for the 256GB storage variant, while the 512GB and 1TB options are available at $3,699 and $3,899, respectively.