State’s 1st Education Web-3 Metaverse event held

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  • The state’s first Education Web-3 Metaverse event was organised at Government Senior Secondary School, Kaloh, in Una district wherein students from 15 nearby schools were given a hands-on experience of the technology used in virtual reality (VR).
  • The event was held under the aegis of the district administration and two technical agencies — Cruise Fare and ICP India Hub.
  • Metaverse, a vision of the computer industry, will be the next iteration of the Internet, which will be single, shared, immersive and have a 3D virtual space.
  • Cruise Fare representative Deepak Goel said the technology will enable a virtual world, where billions of people live, work, shop, learn and interact with each other, all from the comfort of their home.
  • This technology is expected to be dominate sectors like gaming, entertainment, education and marketing.
  • “The technology requires interfacing different hardware, including computer, Internet, augmented reality (AR) glasses, virtual reality (VR) headset, gloves and wristbands.”

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