During the first months of 2020, Apple was among the first companies to adapt to the telecommutingThanks to its relations with China, the country of origin of the health emergency that characterized this year.
Taking into account that this reality could extend indefinitely, from Cupertino, every day have increased the use of augmented reality for daily distance communication with workers from Asian country.
According to a report published by Bloomberg, Apple engineers used remote-controlled robots and iPads equipped with augmented reality software customized to guide technicians at factories overseas, due to travel limitations to different destinations in recent months.
Apple has adapted to remote working
The details of this workflow were revealed during a virtual meeting between Apple employees. During the meeting, company CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple will likely continue to work from home until June 2021.
Cook suggested that Apple’s success this year working remotely could increase work flexibility in the future, but he insisted that this will in no way be a substitute for true in-person collaboration.
“Nothing replaces face-to-face collaboration, but we’ve also learned a lot about how we can get our work done outside the office without sacrificing productivity or results.
“All of these learnings are important. When we’re on the other side of this pandemic, we’ll be keeping all the good about Apple while incorporating the best of our transformations this year. “
In the same comments, Cook noted that Apple Park is currently at around 15% capacity.
Given its desktop-centric culture, there’s no doubt that Apple has managed to adapt to the demands of the new standard for good reason this year. In addition to carrying out the launches planned for this year, the online events for their presentation were received with great acceptance.