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Facebook Really Is Building The #Metaverse by Mark Wilson // #virtualreality #VR

Facebook Really Is Building The #Metaverse by Mark Wilson // #virtualreality #VR | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody knew why the social network had acquired this cyberpunk technology company. That was, until last night at the Techcrunch Disrupt conference, where Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe revealed what many of us thought might be too sci-fi to simply assume: Facebook would like to build the first billion-person game...

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The Hacker’s Guide to the #Metaverse – A Special Workshop @ VRTO - Virtual & Augmented Reality 2016

The Hacker’s Guide to the #Metaverse – A Special Workshop @ VRTO - Virtual & Augmented Reality 2016 | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Get a hands on approach to creating your own virtual worlds directly in the web browser. Learn how to make multiplayer 3D websites for virtual reality. During the course of this event beginners and advanced developers will have an online VR app that is hosted using blockchain technology. The best way to predict the future is to build it.

 

The metaverse is a persistent, globe-spanning virtual world in which billions of people shop, socialize, and relax. In short it is the future of the Internet. JanusVR combines the power of the web with the potential of virtual reality. Websites become immersive spaces linked by portals, where users can explore, collaborate and create content on a platform that builds upon common standards defining the internet. The future of the metaverse and the infrastructure it operates on will be built on the web.

 

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