Meta Shoots for 52 Live NBA Games in VR

Social media giant Meta is expanding its partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Utilizing its Meta Quest headset, the company will deliver immersive, social experiences of live NBA basketball. Meta is entering the world of live sport in virtual reality (VR). The company will deliver more than … Read more

Microsoft’s Metaverse Dream Is In Jeopardy Following Massive Layoffs

Microsoft’s Metaverse dream appears to be in limbo after the tech giant laid off over 10,000 employees. Most of the departments affected include those running the AR and VR projects, the two key components of the metaverse. Now, the company is likely to pause its development of the HoloLens and other headset-based projects. The massive … Read more

The Sandbox Announces $167M Land Market Cap

The Sandbox is alive and well in 2023. According to a report by Parcel Team, 2022 was a year of significant growth for The Sandbox. On Saturday, The Sandbox announced its accomplishments via Twitter and remains as bullish as ever in their social channels. Virtual Real Estate NFTs on the rise There are still reasons … Read more

Turning Points in the History of Augmented Reality

Augmented reality technology witnessed many breakthroughs throughout history until it gained the traction it has today. Without further ado, here are the major turning points in the history of overlaying computer-generated information onto the real world.  History of early research on augmented reality Computer scientists, artists, and researchers ushered in the era of augmented reality … Read more

WEF Rolls Out ‘Global Collaboration Village’ in Metaverse

The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced it is to launch its own metaverse project, Global Collaboration Village. The aim is to create a platform for global leaders and institutions to come together to work on the planet’s most pressing issues. The virtual village has been designed to appear and function like a Swiss city, where … Read more

Seoul Metropolitan Government Opens its Metaverse to the Public

The Seoul Government has introduced its Metaverse Seoul mission, granting citizens of the South Korean capital access to municipal services in a virtual atmosphere. In a groundbreaking declaration, Mayor Oh Se-hoon unveiled the initial stage of Metaverse Seoul’s after a successful beta phase. In fact, Metaverse Seoul made the list of TIME’s 200 best inventions … Read more

How is Voice Tech Related to the Metaverse?

Do you talk to your voice-enabled devices and prefer voice search over typing to find information online? Voice control technologies led by industry heavyweights like Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Assistant have enjoyed a rapid rise in recent years. People like them because they allow for authentic, natural interactions and are instinctive.  Voice tech is also the gateway … Read more

How the metaverse will power the next industrial revolution?

The industrial metaverse is the next step in the evolution of virtual reality, and it has the potential to revolutionize how we interact with our physical world. It combines augmented reality with a shared online environment that can be used for business and industry applications. More importantly, its focus on productivity rather than entertainment will … Read more

Digital Village on VeChain Raises $4 Million for Scalable Metaverse

Metaverse developer Digital Village has raised $4 million in funding with significant investment from L’Oréal’s venture capital fund BOLD and the British Fashion Council. Partnering with VeChain (VET), Digital Village ‘is building a scalable, sustainable and collectively prosperous metaverse.’ After announcing the news, the VET price was up 2% to $0.021 a price not seen … Read more