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Language learning app Duolingo now speaks metaverse

The language learning app’s persistent green owl will continue to nudge learners to take their lesson, but this time, in virtual reality. After its mascot achieved meme status, Duolingo has made its official foray into the metaverse. The popular app is encouraging game developers to create their own language learning content in blockchain-powered virtual world […]

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Chimpanzees navigate through VR environment to find virtual fruit

Chimpanzees navigate through VR environment to find virtual fruit Top We use cookies for analytics, advertising and to improve our site. You agree to our use of cookies by continuing to use our site. To know more, see our Cookie Policy and Cookie Settings.Ok Source link

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HTC launches Desire 20 Pro ‘metaverse’ phone with cryptocurrency wallet: Full details

HTC has launched a new midrange phone called the HTC Desire 20 Pro in select markets. Technically, it’s a phone built for the metaverse. The main USP of the Desire 20 Pro is that it is compatible with HTC’s Viverse ecosystem and VR headsets like the Vive Flow. The Desire 20 Pro is “designed for […]

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Meta develops three AI models for metaverse that provide realistic sounds in VR environments

Meta (formerly Facebook) has built three new artificial intelligence (AI) models designed to make sound more realistic in mixed and virtual reality experiences. The three AL models — Visual-Acoustic Matching, Visually-Informed Dereverberation and VisualVoice — focus on human speech and sounds in video and are designed to push “us toward a more immersive reality at […]

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Meta, Microsoft & Other Tech Giants Form Metaverse Standards Body, Without Apple

In a press release put out on 21 June on their website, the Metaverse Standards Forum announced their formation, and said that they are an organisation that is free for any company to join. Companies that would like to fund projects or provide Forum oversight can join as a Principal member of the Forum. The […]

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Facebook-owner Meta shows future applications of metaverse – Times of India

Meta has been doubling down on its efforts for its VR-powered Metaverse, a virtual space where everyone’s online avatar would be able to socially engage, with potential applications in different fields. The social media giant has put out some futuristic videos showcasing the possible applications of the future iterations of its VR headset. That the […]

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Metaverse Musings with Alvin Wang Graylin

Alvin & I I’ve known Alvin Wang Graylin, China President of HTC, for some time. Our paths often crossed at various VR-related events, and our views sometimes crossed on various VR-related topics. I always appreciated that Alvin understood the good intentions behind my admittedly contrarian POV, and that he was always game for a frank […]

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E-Learning Virtual Reality Startup GeniusX Closes $1.68M in Series Seed to Create Educational Content in the Metaverse

PHOENIX, June 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In June 2022, GeniusX Inc. announced the closing of $1.68M in seed funding at a $20M market cap. As an indie development studio in the frenzied virtual reality ecosystem with a concentration in VR Education, the CEO & Co-Founder, Nick Janicki, says, “Our mission is to create experiences […]

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Digital solutions based Kiya.ai unveils banking metaverse platform Kiyaverse

Digital solutions provider Kiya.ai has announced the launch of Kiyaverse, a banking metaverse platform. Kiyaverse aims to enable customers to use their personalised avatars on digital banking units, mobiles, laptops, virtual reality (VR) headsets and mixed reality environments.  The platform aims to bring banking services from the real world to the virtual world and vice-versa, […]

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VIVERSE Partners With ZombieClub to Create New Web 3.0 Metaverse Experiences

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIVERSE, HTC’s metaverse platform, today announced a strategic alliance with ZombieClub, an NFT brand co-founded by Shawn Yue, to provide a brand-new Web 3.0 metaverse experience and launch the “AWAKEN” metaverse NFT exhibition. Both parties in the alliance will work together to release more projects. In addition, […]