Smart Cities

The Virtual Reality of the Post-COVID “New Normal”

“Man is by nature a social animal…” said Greek philosopher-politician Aristotle over 2000-years-ago. His words may never have been more relevant than they are today, in our current crisis-induced era of social distancing. Socializing has not stopped, however, we are social creatures and we have the technology to remain social for work and play, even when confined to our homes. The COVID-19 pandemic is given the virtual world a big boost, and the long-term implications go far beyond zoom-calls and virtual summits. They should really call it physical distancing, not social distancing. It seems like the connected world has become even more connected through virtual face-to-face interactions, as highlighted by a graphic from our new BIoT report. The data show a 32% increase in total broadband traffic, 38% and 40% increases in streaming video and VPN usage respectively, and a 212% increase in VOIP and video conferencing. This is not just a reaction to the […]

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