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The metaverse is transporting pilgrims to the world’s holiest sites

Faith-based virtual reality spaces are allowing users to pilgrimage to and explore some of the holiest cities, experience rituals, pray and worship in the metaverse. BSocial is one of the pioneers of virtual holy-city experiences. In 2015, the chief executive of the digital agency, Ehab Fares, created some of Islam’s most sacred sites including Mecca […]

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From concerts to virtual dispensaries: how web3 could revolutionize the cannabis industry

It’s high times in the metaverse. Here’s one company’s vision for the virtual future of cannabis. The US cannabis industry has skyrocketed in recent years; it’s expected to reach a valuation of around $40bn by 2030, per Grand View Research. But the booming business is fraught with complications. Cannabis is still listed as a Schedule […]

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NFTs are coming to Instagram, bringing Web3 fashion closer to the mainstream

To become a Vogue Business Member and receive the Technology Edit newsletter, click here. Instagram is opening up its platform to NFTs, paving the way for mainstream visibility and moving closer toward the promise of digital fashion wearables. After testing it in May, Instagram’s Digital Collectibles feature, which allows people to share NFTs on their feeds, will be […]

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What happens when Web3 natives throw a physical party? The real metaverse

When Web3 natives throw a physical party, what happens? The real metaverse Vogue Business Source link

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Web3 by the numbers: key metaverse, crypto and NFT stats every marketer should know

89.4 million Americans are expected to use virtual reality (VR) in 2022, according to eMarketer. That number, according to the same source, is expected to climb to 110.3 million in 2025 51% of gen Z and 48% of millennials envision doing some of their work in the metaverse in the next two years, according to […]

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The metaverse is coming. Can it be saved?

When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced his company’s name change to “Meta” late last year, skeptics saw an attempt to deflect attention from emerging reports claiming the company was well aware of reports detailing how social media was harming democratic institutions and having bad effects on mental health, particularly for young women.  Zuckerberg responded to the […]

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Google will once again test augmented reality glasses in public

Google AR glasses prototype Google Google will test augmented reality prototypes in public settings, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. Some prototypes will look like normal glasses and will be equipped with microphones and cameras as well as transparent displays. The new glasses aren’t a product yet and aren’t available to the […]

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How Metaverse Works? Secrets of Metaverse | CRYPTO Pathshala with Hitesh Malviya – Oneindia

How Metaverse Works? Secrets of Metaverse | CRYPTO Pathshala with Hitesh Malviya Published : July 10, 2022, 11:10 Metaverse is a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection and it can be defined as a simulated digital environment that uses augmented reality, virtual reality, and blockchain, along with concepts from digital media, to […]

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Implemented OSIP ideas — May 2022

ESA’s Open Space Innovation Platform (OSIP) seeks novel ideas for new space research activities. Campaigns and Channels invite solutions to specific problems or ideas on more general topics, with those run by Discovery & Preparation, including the Open Discovery Ideas Channel, specifically looking for ideas that could be implemented as system studies, early technology developments, or PhD or postdoc research co-funded […]

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An interoperable foundation for the metaverse

As various Big Tech players are building their own versions of an extended virtual reality, the need for a common standard is being addressed by open-source platforms and other stakeholders As various Big Tech players are building their own versions of an extended virtual reality, the need for a common standard is being addressed by […]