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Why Meta Virtual Worlds Fail

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company would change its name to “Meta», the public and the media were quick to point out the barely concealed attempt to detach the company from a slew of bad press. Of Cambridge Analytica to “Facebook Papers”, Zuckerberg’s brand needed a new name and a new public […]

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Meta lowers expectations for Horizon worlds as most virtual worlds remain empty

Neither the author, Ruholamin Haqshanas, nor this website, The Tokenist, provides financial advice. Please review our website policy before making any financial decisions. Meta is reduce expectations regarding the growth of its flagship Horizon Worlds metaverse platform. The tech giant originally aimed to reach 500,000 monthly active Metaverse users by the end of the year, […]

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Metaverse land discounts can be obtained in these 4 virtual worlds, but should you? – CryptoMode

Buying metaverse land always seems like an attractive option. Holers can monetize virtual plots of land as they see fit, and most plots tend to increase in value. However, the following ecosystems struggle to retain their value, which can create windfalls. Many good land deals in the metaverse Anyone who has ever considered buying Metaverse […]

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Meta unveils improved helmets, more beautiful virtual worlds… and legs

“Meta Quest Pro was designed with productivity in mind and will be a major upgrade for those who use VR as a work tool,” reads a Meta press release that accompanied Tuesday’s presentation. And the rest of us? Eventually, anyone with a desk job might be able to use technology as a tool for working […]

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Why Artists Engaging in Shared Virtual Worlds Can…

(MENAFN – USA Art News) Every Wednesday morning, Artnet News brings you . The column decodes important stories from the previous week and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process. This week, let’s break down the holistic view… DUAL FACTS When trying to see the future of art, […]

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Facebook parent Meta’s new Quest Pro headset that blends the real and virtual worlds debuts

Reality Labs, the Meta unit responsible for bringing the Metaverse to life, lost $10.2 billion in 2021 and has lost nearly $6 billion so far this year Reality Labs, the Meta unit responsible for bringing the Metaverse to life, lost $10.2 billion in 2021 and has lost nearly $6 billion so far this year Meta […]

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Why Artists Involved in Shared Virtual Worlds Might Well Look Beyond the Zuckerverse

Every Wednesday morning, Artnet News brings you The gray market. The column decodes important stories from the previous week and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process. This week, let’s break down the holistic view… DUAL FACTS When trying to see the future of art, technology, or any […]

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Lenovo will develop new virtual worlds

Alaa Bawab, general manager of Lenovo Middle East and Africa. At this year’s GITEX GLOBAL, Lenovo Group will take visitors on a journey that explores how smarter technology can solve problems, create opportunities and transform the way we live, learn, work and play, under the theme “Smarter technology for all”. . Located in (Hall 6, […]

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Artistic approach towards possible futures in real and virtual worlds with AI

Artificial intelligence explorations by MONOMO via Midjourney, DALL.E 2 and Stable Diffusion presenting an artistic approach towards possible futures in real and virtual worlds. MONOMO focuses on expanding the creative limits of the mind through AI, particularly through CLIP (Contrastive Language Image Processing) diffusion models, such as Midjourney, DALL.E 2 and Stable Diffusion, which have […]

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How Marketers Can Connect with Gen Z in Emerging Virtual Worlds

A year and a change after entering the discourse, the Metaverse appears to be a must-have for brands looking to reach Gen Z. Standing out from the pack is tough in the rush of new entrants, which means marketers marketing must be deliberate in building virtual worlds suited to a cohort that has expressed a […]

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Walmart is joining the metaverse bandwagon with virtual worlds on Roblox

Walmart is joining the metaverse bandwagon with virtual worlds on Roblox September 29, 2022, 12:10 a.m. 3 minute read Walmart launched two virtual worlds on Roblox (Photo credit: Walmart) Multinational retail giant Walmart has made its metaverse aspirations known with two new experiences on the Roblox online gaming platform. The virtual worlds dubbed “Walmart Land” […]

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Walmart takes its first step into the metaverse with virtual worlds on Roblox

Walmart Inc. takes its first step into the metaverse. Starting September 26, the retailer will unveil two immersive experiences on Roblox Corp’s virtual platform. Walmart Land will feature fashion, beauty and entertainment items, while Walmart’s Universe of Play will feature toys, the company said. Walmart is tracking businesses from Nike Inc. to VF Corp. with […]

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Virtual worlds answering real problems

From space exploration to protecting the world’s rainforests, the benefits of creating virtual models of real-world scenarios are limitless. And as the world faces unprecedented challenges, the application and availability of this technology – known as digital twinning – is becoming increasingly important. To help boost this globally important industry, LinkUniversity of Leeds Innovation Community, […]

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NVIDIA’s new AI model quickly generates objects and characters for virtual worlds

seeks to simplify the creation of virtual 3D worlds with a new model. GET3D can generate characters, buildings, vehicles and other types of 3D objects, says NVIDIA. The model should also be able to create shapes quickly. The company notes that GET3D can generate around 20 objects per second using a single GPU. The researchers […]

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NVIDIA AI Research helps populate virtual worlds with 3D objects

Massive virtual worlds created by a growing number of companies and creators could be more easily populated with a wide range of buildings, vehicles, 3D characters, and more, thanks to a new AI model of NVIDIA Research. Formed using only 2D images, NVIDIA GET3D generates 3D shapes with high fidelity textures and intricate geometric details. […]

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Vivienne Tam reinvents the past, present and future

Receive instant alerts when news is published about your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – September 22, 2022) – For Spring/Summer 2023 Fashion Week, Vivienne Tam bridges the virtual and material worlds, past, present and future. For her Spring/Summer 2023 collection, Tam draws on […]

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The real and virtual worlds converge with Propy’s NFT-powered home shopping platform

Bay Area startup turned Miami nets over $5 billion in real estate deals, despite crypto winter By Riley Kaminer The internet has made it easier than ever to buy major assets like cars, yachts and even a set town online in seconds. Yet it takes an average of 50 days to complete the relatively mundane […]

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Nvidia’s RTX 6000 ADA GPU could help create virtual worlds

Nvidia announced the RTX 6000 48GB graphics card, the latest model to join its family of workstation-focused GPUs designed for content creators and enterprise-grade graphics. Nvidia describes the RTX 6000 as the perfect tool for creating content for the Metaverse alongside Nvidia Omniverse Enterprise, thanks to its Ada Lovelace generation AI, massively increased raytracing and […]

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Character Labs Announces Interoperable Characters for the Metaverse and Virtual Worlds

GXR, founded in 2019 by the group’s CEO Paul Roy is the world’s largest esports, gaming and lifestyle organization with a presence in the MENA region, North America , South East Asia , South Asia and Europa. The joint venture positions GXR as the local partner of LaLiga in the MENA market and the Indian […]

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Top 3 industries that will be revived thanks to virtual worlds

Metaverse companies are already deeply entrenched in virtual worlds. They are gaining more and more popularity, says Xno Buidirector of the metaverse @ Whydah.xyz. Broadly speaking, the metaverse is a hypothetical iteration of the Internet that presents a single, universal, and immersive virtual world. This is facilitated by the use of virtual reality (VR) and […]

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Top 5 mistaken beliefs about virtual worlds

Metaverse Misconceptions: Are you considering going into the Metaverse with your business? First, let’s separate the reality from the hype, says Thibault Launayco-founder and CEO of Exclusive. What is the Metaverse? Its definition can be radically different for each person. For the older generation, even a Zoom meeting could be considered “the metaverse”. The most […]

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Top 5 Ways to Make Money in Virtual Worlds

Metaverse Scramble: You don’t need to invest huge capital to make a good comeback in virtual worlds. Tom McDermott of Metaprints has some suggestions to help you become a metaverse tycoon, even in a bear market. According to industry estimates, the VR gaming world and Metaverse could generate over $1 trillion by 2025. Let that […]

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Virtual worlds are no match for inflation and the real world

The pent-up demand for real-world fun has starved companies launching digital games. Why is this important: The slowdown is expected to continue as consumers continue to adjust spending amid high inflation and fears of an economic slowdown, industry executives warn. Driving the news: Reopening,” Sony Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki said in late July, is […]

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At SIGGRAPH, Nvidia pushes the boundaries of virtual worlds and digital humans

Nvidia Corp. spoke today at SIGGRAPH ACM computer graphics and technology conference in Los Angeles for announce advancements in the tools developers will use to create the metaverse and avatars for digital humans. “The combination of artificial intelligence and computer graphics will power the metaverse, the next evolution of the internet,” said Jensen Huang, founder […]

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Virtual worlds championed by Mark Zuckerberg threaten financial system, Bank of England warns

The “metaverse” technologies championed by Mark Zuckerberg pose a threat to financial stability, the Bank of England has warned. A Bank report found that financial problems within metaverses – a catch-all term for virtual worlds where people interact via digital avatars – could have serious financial consequences in the real world if the controversial crypto […]

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Collapse of Land Prices in the Metaverse Sparks Debate over the Viability of Virtual Worlds

According to an analysis conducted by information. Average virtual land prices have fallen by more than 80%. At the same time, trading volume has fallen by more than 90% from the highs of November 2021. The information comes from WeMeta and was compiled from data on Sandbox, Decentraland, Voxels, NFTs Worlds, Somnium Space and Superworld […]

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Maxim Zhestkov’s hypnotic art makes virtual worlds tangible

Maxim Zhestkov’s work is the story of two worlds. One in which we can set foot, we are offered a convincing illusion of this possibility. After 20 years of working with brands such as Playstation, Google, BMW and Adidas, the Russian-born, London-based artist is now immersed in self-initiated art projects driven by an “obsession” with […]

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Lessons from the Cannes Lions: Data, technology and innovation collide in virtual worlds

‘Backup Ukraine‘ by Virtue Worldwide New York for Polycam x UNESCO, was the second most awarded work at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Shedding light on the war in Ukraine, he gave Ukrainians a mobile phone tool that scans monuments and cultural treasures, turning them into 3D models in an online archive, […]

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Study outlines privacy risks in metaverse virtual worlds • The Register

More thought – or at least thought – needs to be given to privacy in the promised metaverse of connected 3D virtual reality worlds, the experts concluded. In a paper distributed via ArXiv, entitled “Exploring the Unprecedented Privacy Risks of the Metaverse”, boffins from UC Berkeley in the United States and the Technical University of […]

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Virtual worlds offer consumers a place to belong

Consumers feel more included, accepted in the metaverse, according to the report. By Jo Hamilton Posted: July 28, 2022 (Image credit: Pixabay)Consumers see virtual worlds as places of inclusion and belonging from their real lives. A recent McKinsey Report found that ad spending in the metaverse would reach between $144 billion and $206 billion by […]

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How to Get Sales in Virtual Worlds

Selling in the Metaverse: There are opportunities for brands in this ever-changing landscape, says Anton BernsteinCEO of Pocket Worlds. As technology evolves, brands are looking for increasingly targeted ways to identify potential customers and sell their products. Over the years, consumer attention has shifted from print, to television, to social media, and now to the […]

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The Metaverse: Blurring the Boundaries Between Our Physical and Virtual Worlds

By Marcus Levinco-founder of the world’s first crypto-backed geospatial blockchain oracle network XYOexplores how the metaverse is blurring the lines between our physical and digital worlds, and why it’s possible to trigger the next wave of digital disruption becoming a reality. It is impossible to avoid the technological convergence currently underway. Prior to Facebook’s rebranding […]

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Zebedee raises $35M to power blockchain payments in virtual worlds and games

Zebedee Inc. announced today that it has raised $35 million in new funding led by Kingsway Capital to expand its bitcoin-powered payments ecosystem so developers can add “programmable money” to games and virtual worlds. Using Zebedee’s platform, any developer can add cryptocurrency micropayments into their games with low transaction speeds and extremely low fees. The […]

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VRChat is a universe of virtual worlds: this is what it looks like

It’s hard to imagine you could leave this world with a $300 electronic gadget, but that’s the promise of VRChat. All you need is an Oculus Quest 2 to socialize in VR and get a glimpse of the promised ‘metaverse’. What is VRChat? If you’ve used Discord or Twitter Spaces before, you already have a […]

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Microsoft proposes to train autonomous drones in virtual worlds

Microsoft offers to train autonomous drones before their first real flight using millions of training flights and scenarios in a virtual world. The platform is called AirSim project(Opens in a new window) and it runs on Micorsoft Azure. It offers anyone who needs to develop a new autonomous drone the ability to use realistic environments, […]

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Here’s how to facilitate access to virtual worlds

Metaverse designers should give people what they want. So what do they want? Something relevant and useful, says Jonathan Cohen, founding CEO of MetaNept. Right now, the barrier to entry into the metaverse is extraordinarily high. Frankly, no one outside of the Web3 space know what it iswhat it does, what it looks like or […]

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Three new books address the rise and impact of virtual worlds

Three books trace the rise, impact and reach of virtual worlds Love them or hate them, virtual worlds are here to stay; and three new books explore their charms and challenges The continual blending of real and virtual worlds poses all sorts of predictable challenges, as opportunities to reshape spaces from scratch collide with real-world […]

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From Meta to Siemens, virtual worlds are growing

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has invested billions to make the company formerly known as Facebook the first social media experience in the metaverse. This month, gamers of Meta’s Oculus Quest 3D virtual reality (VR) headset games got a taste of what it might eventually look like. Despite the investment of time, money and prestige involved […]

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Armera launches a product portfolio on the Virtual Worlds platform

From July 1, bathroom manufacturer Armera will offer its fully designer bathroom products on the Virtual Worlds platform. New Armera product releases from August 2022 will be included. Sarah Williams, Managing Director, comments: “Armera is very pleased to partner with Virtual Worlds to showcase our products in a 3D and 4D environment and help designers […]

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Meta offers virtual worlds to hang out with friends

AFP, San Francisco Tue, Jun 14, 2022 6:15 PM Last updated on: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 6:46 PM A screenshot of Horizon World, the immersive virtual reality-based “metaverse”. Photo: Meta “> A screenshot of Horizon World, the immersive virtual reality-based “metaverse”. Photo: Meta Facebook parent company Meta recently announced new socializing features to be added […]

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Are NFTs and the metaverse the start of a new era? ⋆ ZyCrypto

Advertising    The non-fungible token (NFT) ecosystem has been in the news ever since Beeple sold its NFT collection for $69 million at a Christie’s auction. According to the latest market analysis, NFT sales sharp in 2021 to reach $17.6 billion, a 21,000% jump from the previous year. This growth has continued in 2022, with […]

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Why big companies are investing in virtual worlds

Companies have invested $77 billion in metaverse mergers and acquisitions over the past 18 months, as they vie for a slice of a market expected to be worth $800 billion in just two years. Buyers such as Microsoft, Snap and the company behind dating app Tinder are betting virtual spaces will define the next era […]

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Huawei CDO explains how merging the physical and virtual worlds can reinvent the airport experience

By Andy Bien, Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of Global Aviation, Huawei Technologies Co Andy Bien, Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of Global Aviation, Huawei Technologies Co: “I am hopeful that in three years we will see a more resilient, more human-centric and more sustainable industry. The airline industry has faced unprecedented disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Statistics on how American adults use virtual worlds, gaming platforms and the metaverse

The metaverse represents an emerging and exciting channel for connecting young, digitally savvy consumers to brands, their products and their values ​​– but brands need to approach virtual spaces with a mix of creativity and common sense. For example, millions of people in today’s virtual environments are primarily focused on gaming and creating – and […]

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Virtual Worlds Case Study: When the Opportunity Knocks

Retailers always try to make the most of every sales opportunity. Using Virtual Worlds 4D Theater, that’s exactly what Sarah Norman of Aylesbury Bathroom and Tile Center did when she transformed the prospect of a bathroom remodel into three bathrooms and a downstairs cloakroom. -of the road. The client was a family of four moving […]

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K Sera Sera and Vikram Bhatt’s Studio Virtual Worlds Will Create Entertainment World History

Posted: Date Posted – 3:17 PM, Wed – Jun 1, 22 Hyderabad: As originally announced in March 2022, K Sera Sera and Vikram Bhatt’s Studio Virtual Worlds, India’s first and largest virtual LED production studio, is delighted that virtual content production has started in full swing. as he will be releasing 5 movies this year, […]

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K Sera Sera and Vikram Bhatt’s Studio Virtual Worlds will create history in the world of entertainment

Bombay, Maharashtra, India: As originally announced in March 2022, K Sera Sera & Vikram Bhatt’s Studio Virtual Worlds – India’s First & Largest LED Virtual Production Studio is delighted to inform that Virtual Content Production has started to beat its full as it will release 5 movies this year starting with “Judaa Hoke Bhi” […]

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Create human-scale 3D virtual worlds with the Nvidia Omniverse XR app | The virtual.biz report

Renowned graphics hardware and software company Nvidia launched its Omniverse XR app in beta, allowing users to “produce human-scale 3D virtual worlds”. The announcement was made this week at Computexas well as new releases and extensions to the growing collaborative graphics platform ecosystem. Omniverse allows creators and developers to dive into 3D scenes in VR […]

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Virtual worlds apart | MIT News

What is Virtual Reality? Technically, it’s a headset-compatible system that uses images and sounds to make the user feel like they’re in a completely different place. But in terms of the content and essence of virtual reality, it may depend on where you are. In the United States, for example, virtual reality (VR) has its […]

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ePlay Digital’s Trevor Doerksen on Marketing His Virtual Worlds

In this InvestorIntel interview with host Tracy Weslosky, ePlay Digital Inc.(CSE:EPY) CEO Trevor Doerksen discusses the introduction of metaverse advertising and brand monetization to ePlay virtual worlds as they accelerate towards full commercialization. In the interview, which can also be viewed in full on InvestorIntel’s YouTube channel (Click here), Trevor Doerksen talks about ePlay’s partnership […]

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Virtual worlds but real opportunities

What exactly is the metaverse and where exactly should the digital financial services industry focus its efforts? One March 2022 Information from Wunderman Thompson A survey of over 3,000 people between the ages of 16 and 65 in China, the US and the UK found that while three quarters of them had heard of the […]

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Tech Leaders Talk Developing Virtual Worlds and More • St Pete Catalyst

Leaders who helped evolve Tampa Bay’s tech scene by creating incubators and making the jump to building startups all gathered under one roof to discuss how the region can capture even more activity. and different verticals to pursue. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from Thursday’s Tampa Bay poweredUp tech festival at the Mahaffey […]

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41% of consumers want to shop in virtual worlds

Consumers may not understand the Metaverse, but they would buy there. A survey gauges consumer reaction to technology that is reshaping retail. By Jo Hamilton Posted: May 3, 2022 (Image credit: JESHOOTS.COM / Unsplash)We have been exploring how the metaverse, social commerce, and digital retail collide as technology advances and e-commerce grows. Brands are constantly […]

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QF’s digital expert shares his thoughts on the future of virtual worlds

Roblox – a virtual game platform – has invaded the lives of children around the world especially since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the world. Roblox, a world of digital games that range from adventures to puzzles, among others, has provided them with a virtual life to face and even overcome the unprecedented challenges of the […]

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DARPA supports virtual worlds for autonomous off-road vehicles • The Register

Intel has shed light on its participation in a DARPA program set up to help develop autonomous combat vehicles capable of off-roading. The x86 Giant Tuesday describe its involvement in the US government agency’s Robotic Autonomy in Complex Environments with Resiliency – Simulation (RACER-Sim) project. RACER-Sim is part of DARPA expanded RACER program to further […]

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Top 10 online and virtual worlds for kids

Advanced technology parenting specialist Scott Steinberga professional main speaker and technology analyst, has just launched a new series of books “The Modern Parent’s Guide”, covering all aspects of connected family life, and a complementary video show “Family Tech: Technology for parents and children”. The following is taken from “The Modern Parent’s Guide to Kids and […]

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Mermaid ‘takes planning to the next level’ with Virtual Worlds

Shower panel specialist Mermaid has teamed up with CAD software provider Virtual Worlds to allow retailers to showcase its products in photorealistic 3D. Mermaid added its product portfolio to the virtual worlds so retailers can now include their products in their 3D or 4D presentations to customers, allowing them to get a better idea of […]

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What is the Metaverse? Review of the most popular virtual worlds

HodlX guest post Submit your message Nowadays many people try to run away from reality – The internet proves it. It’s easy to appear confident and happy on social media, but not so much in real life. Lately, however, it has started to manifest on a whole new level. With the help of the metaverse, […]

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DTSocialize combines the physical and virtual worlds into a single ecosystem By CoinQuora

DTSocialize combines the physical and virtual worlds into a single ecosystem DTSocialize Holding announces a new ecosystem. The new ecosystem offers solutions to problems in the physical and virtual worlds. The founder of DTSH comments on this announcement. DTSocialize Holding (DTSH) has announced the creation of a unique new ecosystem that combines the physical world […]

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Celebrate Songkran in the real and virtual worlds

Iconic Songkran Festival 2022. photo courtesy of Iconsiam Once again, this year’s Songkran celebration will not see splashing water or foam. But that doesn’t mean we’ll be far from having fun. It is always ideal to celebrate the Thai New Year in the traditional Thai way. This is probably why many top malls have come […]

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Tessellate brings together the physical and virtual worlds

What does the future hold? Designer and artist Zachary Frankel and self-taught 3D designer Mikaela Stafford attempt to answer the age-old question by merging physical and virtual spaces in their work. On display at Melbourne Design Weekthe Tessellate The exhibition featured a selection of sculptural pieces by Frankel alongside a lively interpretation of line and […]

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Virtual Worlds, Real Education | The voice

Written by Garrett Christensen EOU expands access to virtual reality for students Photo by: Garrett Christensen In recent years, virtual reality has evolved from an expensive experimental novelty to a technology on the verge of being applied and adopted by mass consumers. Of all the places in Oregon where one might try the booming rig, […]

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Looking for Metaverse virtual worlds? Here are the Top 10 to explore

Decentraland, HyperVerse and many more are virtual global platforms that are part of the Metaverse. Metaverse is a blockchain-based virtual world that is revolutionizing the gaming industry. The design of this game is focused on creating an immersive experience where players can earn money while playing and build meaningful relationships. It is an augmented reality […]

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CVS Files Patents to Sell Goods and Services in “Online Virtual Worlds”

CVS Health, the parent company of Aetna of Hartford, is looking to make a foray into the metaverse. The Rhode Island-based healthcare services conglomerate has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office seeking protections to sell a wide range of “downloadable virtual goods,” including merchandise created through the ” blockchain-based software technology”, “crypto-collectibles”, “digital […]

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A new innovative approach is needed to scale up social impact investing in South Africa

South Africa has been living for two years with Covid-19 and its many implications. At the height of the pandemic, the flaws in our social fabric were exposed like never before, and the challenges faced by the social impact sector were enormous. Executive Director of the Nation Builder social impact initiative. | Source: Supplied It […]

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Fashion’s Virtual Worlds Will Mix, Says Epic Games’ Houghton

To become a Vogue Business member and receive the Technology Edit newsletter, Click here. According to Unreal Engine’s Sallyann Houghton, the future of e-commerce will be “playing” in branded virtual spaces where consumers can move freely with others. Brands have greater opportunities in open virtual worlds, with all of a brand’s intellectual property, from collections […]

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Meta AI Labs introduces BuilderBot, a voice control builder for virtual worlds

Meta’s latest AI research features BuilderBota new tool to fuel creativity in the metaverse capable of generating immersive objects via voice commands only. Building for the metaverse will require major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. Meta AI labs is already making strides in research and development as part of a long-term effort to enable the next […]

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Owning Pieces of the Metaverse: Why Mounting a Blockchain Between Virtual Worlds Will Require a Crypto Wallet

In the beginning, Web 1.0 was the information superhighway of connected computers and servers that you could search, explore and inhabit, usually through a centralized company’s platform – for example, AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft and Google. At the turn of the millennium, Web 2.0 was characterized by social networking sites, blogs, and the monetization of user […]

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Nvidia unveils AI chips, tools to create virtual worlds

Text size Nvidia shares are up about 14% in the past month. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Nvidia is doubling down on artificial intelligence technology that CEO Jensen Huang says will revolutionize every industry. In the keynote address to the annual Nvidia (ticker: NVDA) GTC – the acronym once stood for GPU Technology Conference, a reference to […]

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Ubisoft aims to create next-generation virtual worlds by introducing Scaler cloud technology

Ubisoft has unveiled its new Scaler cloud technology, which will be used to create next-generation virtual worlds. The goal is to populate them with a large number of players and update them in real time. Scaler, developed by Ubisoft Stockholm, was showcased at a GDC presentation on March 17. “Ubisoft Scaler is a critical piece […]

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Ubisoft aims to create next-generation virtual worlds by introducing Scalar cloud technology

Ubisoft has unveiled its new Scalar cloud technology, which will be used to create next-generation virtual worlds. The goal is to populate them with a large number of players and update them in real time. Scalar, developed by Ubisoft Stockholm, was showcased at a GDC presentation on March 17. “Ubisoft Scalar is a critical piece […]

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How brands can establish themselves in the metaverse and virtual worlds

Available free of charge to all trial users of our iQ Research Platform, this PSFK Guide is a metaverse business strategy report that outlines the key building blocks of the metaverse economy with a focus on creating of tools and services for a diverse community of consumers and creators. Summary The metaverse, along with web3 […]

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The real and virtual worlds

Digital twins didn’t just appear; they’ve evolved. For hundreds of years, companies have built simulations and small-scale versions of complete systems to test whether certain aspects work, understand allowed parameters, or, as city planners and architects do, build small replicas of areas. to see how a building might affect the environment. aesthetic or light. Without […]

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The metaverse marginalizes people with disabilities – how virtual worlds can be more inclusive

The metaverse. Everyone’s favorite subject (apart from NFT). Ever since the internet entered the Web 2.0 era, people with disabilities have been advocating for taking online courses and working online. They were told, “It’s too complicated” or “It’s not feasible”, but it is extremely obvious that it was wrong. With the growth of cloud gaming, […]

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Belle by Mamoru Hosoda explores the dangers of virtual worlds

At a recent lecture at the University of Calgary, Dr. Safiya Noble explained how the early work that led to her groundbreaking book Oppression algorithms (2018) was initially met with skepticism. The idea that an algorithm could be racist seemed bizarre in a time when people saw things like equations, statistics, and computer programs as […]

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Inworld AI raises $10 million to create characters for virtual worlds

A beta of the company’s AI character creation platform is planned for the second quarter Share this article Inworld AI has raised $10 million in a funding round led by Bitkraft Ventures. The company’s creation platform focuses on creating AI characters that “mimic the cognitive abilities of humans,” the announcement states. The Venture Reality Fund […]

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Take your virtual worlds to the next level with blockchain gaming

Jamie Thomson, CEO of Vulcan Forged, joined New Day NW to break down what blockchain gaming is and provide insight into its future. Sponsored by theluxelist.com. If you are all into the world of NFTs and the Metaverse, you will want to know more about gambling to win blockchain games. Jamie Thomson, CEO of Forged […]

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Virtual worlds, play to win games, digital tokens, NFTs and more

© Reuters. 12 key differences between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0: virtual worlds, games to win, digital tokens, NFT, etc. Metaverse growth continues to accelerate, with companies making money bets and filing trademarks related to the new growth area. JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:NYSE:) recently filed a report on the Metaverse and a $1 trillion opportunity titled […]

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(RBLX), Decentraland – US Dollar (CRYPTO:$MANA) – 12 Key Differences Between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0: Virtual Worlds, Games to Earn, Digital Tokens, NFTs, and More.

The growth of the metaverse continues to accelerate, with companies making money bets and filing brands related to the new growth sector. JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) recently filed a report about the Metaverse and a $1 trillion opportunity titled “Opportunities in the Metaverse: How Companies Can Explore the Metaverse and Navigate Hype and Reality.” The […]

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12 key differences between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0: virtual worlds, games to win, digital tokens, NFT, etc.

The growth of the metaverse continues to accelerate, with companies making money bets and filing brands related to the new growth sector. JPMorgan Chase JPM recently filed a report on the Metaverse and a $1 trillion opportunity titled “Opportunities in the Metaverse: How Companies Can Explore the Metaverse and Navigate Hype and Reality.” The 18-page […]

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Meta Introduces New “Builder Bot” AI That Generates Boring Virtual Worlds

In a recent AI development update, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made his debut Meta’s new builder robotwhich creates virtual worlds just from a description. During the presentation, Zuckerberg used this new technology, which is still being prototyped, to create a dull island paradise with altocumulus clouds, trees, a picnic and a hydrofoil. Builder Bot was […]

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Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates a tool to create virtual worlds using voice commands – TechCrunch

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, today showed off a prototype AI system that lets people generate or import things into a virtual world just by using voice commands. The company sees the tool, called “Builder Bot,” as an “exploratory concept” that shows the potential of AI to create new worlds in the metaverse. Meta CEO […]

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A Meta prototype allows you to build virtual worlds by describing them

Meta is testing an artificial intelligence system that lets people create parts of virtual worlds by describing them, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off a prototype at a live event today. The proof-of-concept, called Builder Bot, could eventually lure more people into Meta’s Horizon’s “metaverse” virtual reality experiences. It could also advance the creative AI […]

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Microsoft and Meta tackle harassment in virtual worlds

Microsoft and Meta, formerly Facebook, enforce personal space in their virtual worlds to prevent groping, harassment and other unwanted sexual advances between avatars. This month, Microsoft launched anti-harassment protections for its AltspaceVR and Meta platform for its Horizon Worlds and Horizon Venues VR. Safety measures include preventing avatars from getting uncomfortably close. “Security within […]

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Nintendo plans to focus on real virtual worlds, not the metaverse

It looks like Nintendo isn’t currently interested in adding a metaverse or NFT to its video games. While other game companies seek to embrace the technologies, Nintendo seems to prefer the traditional style of video games. At least for now. Earlier this month, investors asked the company about the idea of ​​molding new and developing […]

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What is the Metaverse? Next-gen virtual worlds explained

If you’ve been following the VR news lately, you’ve probably heard of something called “the metaverse.” Where does this new word come from, and what is the metaverse? What is the Metaverse? Metaverse is the term for a collection of virtual worlds. Think of the metaverse as the universe of virtual worlds. But what are […]

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Training autonomous vehicle systems in virtual worlds

The real world can be a complicated landscape to capture in its entirety, especially for engineers working to uncover quality data to train autonomous vehicle (AV) systems. While real-world testing and training is important for AV system development, real-world testing and training to develop enough quality data for all the scenarios needed can be time-consuming […]

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Metaverse virtual worlds lack adequate security precautions, critics say

Internet security experts are sounding the alarm about harassment and security in the metaverse as companies invest heavily in and promote the benefits of virtual spaces. The metaverse, generally thought of as virtual worlds in which people can interact, has become one of the hottest topics in tech in recent months, spurred on by Facebook […]

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Cryptoverse: After the bitcoin “winter”, investors are chasing risk in virtual worlds

Feb 8 (Reuters) – As bitcoin drifts towards mainstream maturity in 2022, bold crypto investors are eyeing new sources of explosive action: the ‘altcoins’ powering games and online worlds. But, be warned, the foothills of the unformed metaverse are no place for the faint-hearted. Bitcoin, which like the rest of the market had largely sunk […]