The Metaverse

How realistic is the unrealistic world?

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“You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” Morpheus

What is the Metaverse?

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Applications of the Metaverse

  • Education — With the help of realistic Virtual and Augmented reality technology, children can already learn by sending themselves to other locations and times. This has already happened in Poland, where science classes are being taught via the virtual reality game Half-Life: Alyx. Virtual reality is being used by businesses like Skanska to deliver health and safety training.
  • Health — The metaverse offers cutting-edge solutions for maintaining our health. e There is already virtual reality counselling accessible, and therapists are employing the oculus to administer exposure treatment to patients so they can confront their fears in a secure, controlled setting. Surgeons can guide some surgical procedures using augmented reality technology, and digital twins can be used to practice surgeries. Numerous VR and AR wellness apps are available for use at home; you can even practice guided yoga with augmented reality.
  • Travel and Tourism — To attract new customers, hotels are already adopting VR as a marketing tool by developing immersive experiences. As consumers, we have access to global VR trips. We’ll be able to travel almost anywhere in the metaverse by simply donning an oculus. There are also guided augmented reality tours available, which will improve travel experiences and help reveal more details about a location.
  • Innovation — Innovation will change as a result of the metaverse. Engineers, business owners, and designers are already simulating how things will seem in the real world using digital twins, or virtual reproductions of real things. For example, Formula 1 is using digital twins to build new race vehicles and test them on the virtual racetrack.

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