Googles definition: A metaverse is a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection. In futurism and science fiction, it is often described as a hypothetical iteration of the Internet as a single, universal virtual world that is facilitated by the use of virtual reality and augmented reality headsets.
It’s a combination of multiple elements of technology, including virtual and augmented reality where users “live” within a digital universe. The Metaverse is the next evolution of work, play and social connection.
The current version of the internet is something we look at using a mobile device or desktop The future version is a metaverse which we are inside using an AR or VR headset. The Metaverse is the next evolution of the internet.
Why does it matter?
Imagine your website was taken down tomorrow, how would this impact your business? You have no online presence because the internet has evolved and left you behind.
How long until this happens?
The basic building blocks exist today and there are companies operating within the metaverse already. Some technology is still to be developed and tested but the Metaverse is here now and you need to be in this
Who Owns it?
No one owns it but there are companies making plays to ensure they have a big presence their, companies like Facebook, Microsoft and google. They are working hard to ensure they hold a lot of power in the Metaverse.
The Metaverse is powered by Blockchain and has given birth to the area of NFT’s.
What can I do about it?
Book a workshop with StaplesVR and we will support you to become a Metaverse ready company