Virtual economy: what does the rise of the metaverse mean?

This episode of The Exchange is about the metaverse and the future of digital assets. According to Bloomberg, Metaverse’s global revenue potential could reach $800 billion in 2024, up from around $500 billion in 2020, based on analysis of data from Newzoo, IDC, PWC, Statista and Two Circles. The market for online games and gaming … Read more

What tech companies expect from the Metaverse

© onurdongel / Getty Images / iStock (detail) The Metaverse | A strident cyberpunk utopia or a realistic living and working environment? Not only fashion accessories, but also real estate can be secured with the help of construction. In 2021, for example, a virtual land was sold for $4.3 million in the online game The … Read more

Metaverse Trending Topic Interview: How Virtual Reality Is Changing The Work Of The Future

Petra Isabel Schlerit and Daniel Dunkhase are managing directors of virtual reality specialist XR-C AcademyPhoto: XR-C Academy New Work – a term that has defined everyday labor market discourse for years. Virtual Reality, VR for short, is about to breathe new life into this somewhat hackneyed term. In addition to big players in the technology … Read more

NFT Woodies Debut As Decentraland’s Largest Wearable Collection

Players can interact as 3D representations of their Woodies NFTs as the global metaverse leader develops its groundbreaking Linked Wearables feature Web3 Entertainment brand Woodies has announced that its complete Generative NFT Collection is now available as Linked Wearables in Decentraland. With 9,739 NFTs, Woodies is the largest portable NFT collection available in Decentraland, one … Read more

Podcast “So techt Germany”: Where is the Metaverse please?

Mark Zuckerberg wants to know: The future is in the Metaverse, which is why Facebook is now called Meta. But where exactly is this new world? How to enter? Metaverse expert Thomas Riedel knows this and explains it in the ntv podcast “So techt Deutschland”. Many companies are already frolicking in the Metaverse. Celebrities also … Read more

German companies discover the virtual world

Goeppingen A stone in a switch is enough to stop traffic on a railway track. It’s always a problem, but above all: Deutsche Bahn has never been so unpunctual. A small army of 11,000 maintainers is supposed to remedy the situation, they take care of the problems on the tracks. More staff are needed, but … Read more

“For the majority of people, the metaverse is not yet relevant”

Lorenz Beringer, founder and CEO of digital consultancy Lobeco, does not yet see much relevance for the Metaverse in Germany. Shutterstock/thinking studio Lorenz Beringer, founder and CEO of digital consultancy Lobeco, does not yet see much relevance for the Metaverse in Germany. Shutterstock/thinking studio At this year’s Sports Trade Congress of INTERNET WORLD’s sister medium … Read more

It may scare you

Hello, dear reader, that’s bullshit. Excuse the anglicism, it is appropriate here. Anyone trying to understand our future has had to dig through mountains of incomprehensible terms for some time: NFT, augmented and virtual reality, immersive web, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, data lakes, cloud services. Just this week, one of these new gadgets hit … Read more

The metaverse in the distance

October 24, 2022 at 12:28 p.m. One year Meta instead of Facebook : The Metaverse is still a long way off A car drives past a sign with the new Meta logo at the company’s headquarters. (file photo) Photo: dpa/Tony Avelar Menlo Park You could say that Mark Zuckerberg’s virtual reality dreams have been met … Read more

Meta Quest Pro review: The future of the snap

This is the MetaQuest Pro. Facebook’s latest super headset, uh, Meta for the METAVERSE. Ok, the truth is of course there is no metaverse yet, but the Quest Pro is supposed to be a step further in that direction. Technically, it’s the first meta-headset that brings the real environment into VR in full color and … Read more