As the world of technology continues to evolve, the term ‘Metaverse’ is becoming far more common and far more mainstream. What’s not super mainstream, however, is what exactly the Metaverse is: is it a vague idea, something that already exists, or something that we predict will exist far into the future?
As D-BOX’s Chief Technology Officer as well as the Chairman of the Board and President of the Haptics Industry Forum—an organization that seeks to create the global standard for haptic technology, making it more accessible for all—I can confidently say that the Metaverse is closer to existing than we think. Once it does, it will have global implications for every person, business and every facet of our lives!
This is why a lot of people are currently drawn to the Metaverse and all that it entails. If you’re like the majority of the world, then you’ve probably noticed this and you’re trying to figure out what the Metaverse means for you personally—which is why in this blog post, I will attempt to demystify it, separate fact from fiction and to discuss haptic technology’s role within it!
To do this, let’s take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions people have when talking about the Metaverse.