December 20, 2023: Updates to Object Functions Released

UIUX improvements related to objects


  • A Connect button now appears when you approach an object to which you have connection privileges, making it easier to understand how to join a meeting.
    Using space objects
    Using quick objects

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Improved Access to Login and Spaces

  • After logging in, you can now access a specific space by specifying the space URL, in addition to recently accessed spaces.
    Log in and access your account

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  • You can now move from the common lobby ( to the lobby of a specific space. , we now have a path to access the space's unique SAML authentication login screen.


Adding/Changing Group Mentions

The method for specifying group mentions has been added and changed as follows.
Mention chat

Update content How to specify User receiving chat
Added @openspace Users in the space excluding users in the room while away
Changed @here Change before Users whose current location, such as space or room, is the same as the sender
After change If the sender is connected to an object
A user connected to the same object as the sender

The sender is in a room If
User in same room as sender
change point You can no longer send or receive @here if you are not connected to an object in a space.


Added Browsing Function within Spaces

By right-clicking and dragging on the space, you can now move the screen and view the entire space.
Browsing within a space


Added Function to Set Current Location as Home Location

A current location button has been added, so you can now easily set your current location on a space as your home location.
Home location

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Improved Audio Settings Functionality

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  • A notification message is now displayed when the audio settings of ovice are automatically switched, such as when an external audio device is connected to the computer.

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Improved Design and Notation

  •  The pull-down order for status selection has been changed so that they are displayed in the following order from top to bottom.

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  • The connection speed of the antenna function is now displayed in a tooltip.
    Antenna function

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  • Changing the Cursor Icon
    When you place the cursor on a clickable object such as the one below, the icon will now change to a hand cursor.
    • Connectable privileged space objects
    • Quick objects without connection limits
    • editable bulletin board
    • Image with click action set
Clickable objects etc. Others
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  • The tooltip for the seat reservation socket installed at the edge of the space has been improved so that it is fully displayed.

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  • When inviting users, the error message that is displayed when entering more than the limit of 200 email addresses has been corrected from English to Japanese.
    Inviting users
  • The OS notification when a bookmark user accesses a space has been corrected to "○○ has accessed the space."



  • The descriptions of my layout and ovice layout on the layout change screen have been changed to Uploaded and Preset.

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  • You can now check the upload date and time of already saved layouts on the original layout overwrite confirmation screen.

UX improvements for two-factor authentication (2FA) function

After entering the 6-digit code, you can now complete authentication by pressing the enter key instead of clicking "Next".
Two-factor authentication (2FA)



Disabling the Away User Confirmation Shortcut

The shortcut key "Ctrl/Command + A" to display the Away status in the user list has been disabled.


Addition of Feature Manager 

We added a Feature Manager menu to the space settings, and moved setting items related to functions such as recording and tutorial avatars.

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Specification Changes to Tutorial Avatar Settings

The tutorial avatar item in the space settings is now a setting for selecting whether to display the tutorial avatar when the user accesses the space for the first time.
Tutorial avatar settings



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