this Microsoft, Aim and 34 other companies formed a group to “disseminate its technology.virtual universe”. HE Metaverse Standards Forumas it is called, will encourage open and interoperable standards for augmented reality, virtual, geospatial and 3D technology.
In addition to the large organizations mentioned above, founding members of the group include organizations such as: World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Nvidia, Qualcomm, Sony Interactive Entertainment and unity. Initially, the focus will be on “projects based on pragmatic action”. hackathons and prototyping tools. Considering that the “metaverse” is still somewhat abstract for the general community, there is also an interest in establishing “coherent terminology”.
Until now, “Metaverse” is an “umbrella term” for virtual worlds such as VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) that doesn’t have to be interconnected.
According to the official press release, it is believed that “the potential of the Metaverse will best be realized if it is built on a foundation of open standards.” In the tech world, this makes it easy to develop content for multiple platforms. It’s also easier to transfer information from one service to another, as everything is basically the same and widely available.
The first meetings are expected to be held. Metaverse Standards Forum It’s still happening in 2022. Boundary comments, other names may or may not join the group in the future, for example apple, Niantik and robloxthose who have already made their own investments in the virtual world.
Source: Tec Mundo