128: What is cosmolocalization and how does it impact the metaverse

April 27, 2022

In this episode of Globally Speaking, Andrew Thomas connects with Vangelis Lympouridis, a specialist in Innovation by Design, Design Thinking, Immersive Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (XR) technologies, for a fascinating discussion around cosmolocalization and the metaverse.

Listen to Andrew and Vangelis introduce the concepts of the metaverse and the emerging technologies that impact the localization industry, including cosmolocalization.

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What is cosmolocalization and how does it impact the metaverse


Vangelis Lympouridis

Vangelis Lympouridis

Founder, Enosis VR

Vangelis Lympouridis is a specialist in Innovation by Design, Immersive Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (XR) technologies, Spatial Computing and Whole Body Interaction design, operating at the crossroads of emerging tech, academia, and various industry verticals such as healthcare (MedTech and Digital Health), education (EdTech), entertainment (Game Design, Interactive and Immersive Music), and social enterprise (Games for Change, Serious Games, World Building, Diversity & Inclusion apps, Social Justice apps). He has presented work at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Sundance and Tribeca Film festivals, the V&A museum, and academic conferences such as SIGGRAPH, IEEE VR, CHI, Games for Change, and HCI international.

Vangelis is the founder of Enosis, a specialized R&D company that provides innovation by design, product discovery, and strategic advisory in innovation, productization, and commercialization, of emerging technologies and spatial computing across the enterprise. Enosis clients include Google, HP Labs, Deloitte, RWS, many startups across industry verticals, and various academic institutions such as the London School of Economics, Arizona State University, and the University of Southern California. Enosis developed the Bohemian Rhapsody VR Experience, one of the first VR experiences that explored the power of immersive music in collaboration with Google and the rock band, Queen.


Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas

Senior Director of Product Marketing

Andrew Thomas has been working in the software industry long enough to have seen localization and content management grow from one-off manual, labor-intensive work to complex, highly automated systems management.

Based out of Northern California, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to his global team as Senior Director of Product Marketing at RWS. Off the clock, Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, writing poetry and collecting lego sets.


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