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The post-pandemic world is changing rapidly, and technology It is used to shape the new reality. The metaverse It will be (and indeed is) the most important trend in the technology landscape for the next two decades.
These five technologies are directly or indirectly related to the creation of this interactive and comprehensive virtual platform, and here’s how to use them in the future.
1. Virtual Reality Headphones
Virtual reality devices will be an integral part of connectivity in the future. The VR headset will be used to access and interact with the metaverse. No matter what we do, whether we want to work or play, we will use virtual reality headsets. Just as every company two decades ago created a website to have a presence on the internet, companies will need to establish a presence in the 3D virtual space.
It is also possible that VR will also replace game consoles by the end of this decade. This means that the world of online games and traditional businesses will merge at some point – traditional companies will partner with game developers like fortnite And the roblox game To create interactive experiences for virtual reality.
However, there are some complex challenges that product creators have to overcome. For example, it is important to increase the resolution of VR devices (ideally, have 8K resolution because it will help create a more realistic virtual space) and design VR headsets with a refresh rate of 120 Hz because this rate will help prevent Motion sickness that many VR users are experiencing right now. In addition, it is necessary to pair the VR headset with other body sensors to create a better illusion of reality. Meta is already working on a file touch glove It will be paired with a headset to create a more immersive experience.
2. Augmented reality glasses
like VR, augmented reality It will naturally be a part of our daily life. But instead of full headphones, augmented reality will be integrated into the glasses we use. Concept The Google The glass that was first introduced a decade ago will be back, and it’s still with us this time around. Augmented reality will be our new reality. AR will enrich our daily interactions with objects from the real world. For example, when we visit a physical store, we will interact with a hologram of a salesperson instead of a real salesperson. This hologram will only appear if we need to see it (ie you want to ask for help).
It is likely that augmented reality will be used to conduct surveys of the live real world environment. Environments such as city areas will be naturally transferred to virtual space by AR users. Augmented reality will also be used to explore new architectural objects even before they are actually built. Imagine that you would be able to design a new building and then use augmented reality glasses to navigate that space before it was built to understand potential issues.
Virtual reality headsets and augmented reality glasses will also change the way we interact with tech devices. Voice interactions will be a normal part of AR and VR hardware. With so many different options offered by augmented reality devices, it will be easier for users to say “do (action)” rather than finding a suitable option in the navigation menu.
3. Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and Non-Foldable Tokens (NFTs)
decentralized finance It will be the heart of the digital economy for metaviruses. digital currency (Coins) will perfectly fit into the virtual environment. As long as users stay in a virtual environment, they can buy and sell things with digital currencies. It is unlikely that you will have only one metaverse; Most likely, we will have several metavers created by different companies, so we are unlikely to see a global currency that works with all metaverses. Each company that will create the metaverse will release its own currency, and one of the challenges that product designers will face is creating a mechanism that will allow them to easily exchange one currency for another.
NFT It is a technology that most people associate with collecting and selling digital items today. But this technology has much greater potential than that. In the future, the NFT will be used as an indicator of the ownership of any digital asset in the metaverse – it will be used for all digital items in the virtual space, from digital land ownership to a virtual suit that suits you symbol picture Wears.
4. Digital ID
Many believe that the metaverse will be a space where anything is possible. this is not true. Just like the real world has some rules and policies that people have to follow, a A virtual world You should also have a set of foundational policies that people have to follow. And digital identity is something that will help control those policies.
A digital identity will work in the same way as a real world identity. It will be connected to your digital persona, the virtualization of the user. When a user joins the metaverse, their avatar will provide a digital identity to access various services. Creating digital identities will likely require the collection and analysis of some biometric data. Most likely, users will undergo facial scanning and recognition.
It is an open question whether the companies that created the metaverse will verify digital identity or require service providers to do so. Metaverse creators will also need to addressGeneral Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to protect the privacy of personal data. Given the amount of information companies can collect about their users in the metaverse, this can be a huge challenge for service providers.
5. Advanced sensors for health monitoring in wearable devices
The pandemic has proven that health is our most valuable asset. Technology will be used to create a healthier life. Next-generation wearable devices will allow for more accurate monitoring of our health. Not only will the list of devices that they will be able to monitor expand, but the way devices will track our health will also change. Wearable devices will monitor your health by Measure the gases coming out of your skin. They will track biomarkers related to metabolic disorders such as heart disease and diabetic. Most likely, these sensors will be integrated into all the devices we use daily – smartwatches, augmented reality glasses, and virtual reality headsets.