Unity CEO John Riccitiello: The metaverse will have millions of destinations

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John Riccietello, CEO of Unity Technologies, said in a statement at the Augmented World Expo that over time, there will be millions of places in Metavers, as there are millions of websites today.

Too many people have cracked down on defining metavers, the universe of virtual worlds that are all interconnected, as in the novels. Snow crash And Ready Player One,

He said he defines metavers as the next generation of the Internet that is always real-time, mostly 3D, mostly interactive, mostly social and mostly continuous. He did a lot of hedging by putting it all “mostly” there but that seems like a reasonable definition and one that could greatly benefit Unity, the maker of the most popular engine for making games.

Riccitiello said that the author of scientific writers, such as Neil Stephenson Snow crash, He realized exactly that Metavers should make you feel like you are in another world. But he was not a fan of having a single avatar that you would use throughout the metavers; Instead, he thinks you will change it for every world.

“Stephenson and other Metavers thinkers got it wrong when they predicted that we would use Metavers by VR headsets alone,” Rickettsillo said. He thinks we’ll access it from headsets, glasses, PCs, consoles and smartphones.

“3D information can change how we digest, such as understanding the human body or designing a room in a home,” he said. He believes that social connectivity is essential so that you can do things like show it to your friends before buying clothes.

John Riccietello gave a talk at the Augmented World Expo.

He thinks we’ll have a smartphone with relevant app launchers that tell us when we walk past a restaurant and see if it has an open table and what it serves in its menu.

“The world of meteors today is far ahead of the science fiction of the 1990s,” he said. “I hope this discussion can be a call for ideas for the next age of the Internet and 3D.”

Kevin Crowell, an analyst at Terias Research, agreed that Unity would benefit from the definition of metaverse recitello, especially with realtime and 3D parts. But he said the challenge for millions of Metavers destinations is that there is no browser for Metavers yet.

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