Augmented & Virtual Reality: Will There be a Covid Effect?

AR and VR tools have proven useful in other sectors, but will the pandemic help or hurt their future Wall Street chances?

For a precious few months—say mid-2016 on into 2017—the idea of virtual reality (VR) and its sibling augmented reality (AR) becoming an actual reality on Wall Street were starting to take shape. Facebook had released the Oculus Rift VR headset. Microsoft released its mixed reality HoloLens. After fits and starts, Google Glass, an AR wearable device, hit the market. And who could forget the Pokémon Go craze in the summer of 2016?

Around that time, Citi and Fidelity Investments started to explore

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Waterstechnology? View our subscription options

Systematic tools gain favor in fixed income

Automation is enabling systematic strategies in fixed income that were previously reserved for equities trading. The tech gap between the two may be closing, but differences remain.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here