Stepping into 2024, the Metaverse unfolds with the promise of transformative developments in its integration. Industry leaders and experts, each contributing their unique perspectives, offer glimpses into the trajectory of this immersive digital landscape.
Jose Antonio, CEO of Virtway, and Alex Howland, CEO of Virbela, both pioneers in enterprise Metaverse platforms, reflect on the metamorphosis of the Metaverse from an abstract idea to a practical tool. Antonio highlights its tangible benefits in training, onboarding, and team dynamics, while Howland envisions significant integration of artificial intelligence (AI) within their platforms, foreseeing enhanced virtual experiences powered by advancements in AI technologies like natural language processing (NLP) and computer vision.
We’ll see AI become integrated into the enterprise Metaverse in 2024 enabling more intelligent, dynamic, and customized virtual experiences.
Alex Howland – CEO of Virbela
Rev Lebaredian, Nvidia’s Vice President of Omniverse and Simulation Technology, emphasizes Nvidia’s pivotal role in building industrial Metaverse applications. Lebaredian sheds light on Omniverse, Nvidia’s ambitious project aimed at bridging the physical and digital realms. He highlights the accelerated digitalization of the physical world, enabling streamlined processes in product design, optimization, and manufacturing. This democratization of digitalization is set to create synthetic data to train next-gen AIs, such as autonomous robots and self-driving cars.
Democratizing the digitalization of the physical world will accelerate industrial enterprises, enabling them to design, optimize, manufacture and sell products more efficiently.
Rev Lebaredian – VP of Omniverse and Simulation Technology
Furthermore, Lebaredian underscores Nvidia’s commitment to the Industrial Metaverse, anticipating its applications to redefine industry standards. The alliance for OpenUSD, backed by influential companies, represents a crucial step in breaking down data barriers and fostering collaboration in 3D technology across various sectors.
On the social Metaverse side, Sean Mann CEO of RP1, a game changing platform that offers limitless server scalability emphasis that the Metaverse in 2024 will finally change social interactivity:
In 2024, the Metaverse is set to redefine social connectivity. Just as the 2D web connected us socially and professionally, the Metaverse will bring everyone together for work, play, and commerce.
Sean Mann – CEO of RP1
These insights, contributed by leaders driving enterprise and social Metaverse platforms and cutting-edge industrial applications like Nvidia’s Omniverse, form the initial part of our predictions for the Metaverse in 2024. They offer a glimpse into the transformations and advancements expected to shape the Metaverse landscape next year, stay tuned for part 2 of predictions in the coming days.