Metaverse Surprisingly Enters Crypto Investors, What Creature Is This?

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Metaverse has become a hot topic of discussion lately after the social media giant Facebook changed its name to Meta and announced that it would enter the development of metaverse technology. This also has an impact on the world of crypto (cryptocurrency) where a number of tokens related to the metaverse are in high demand lately.

In simple terms, the metaverse is a digital or virtual (virtual) world that combines several elements of technology, such as virtual reality, augmented reality and video to social media.


Actually, the term metaverse is not new. According to USA Today, author Neal Stephenson is credited with coining the term “metaverse” in his 1992 science fiction novel “Snow Crash”. In the novel, he imagines lifelike avatars in realistic 3D buildings and other virtual reality environments. In short, in the metaverse, users can do many things like in the real world, from work, play games, connect with other people. in everything, from making art, to watching concerts.

Since then, a number of developments have occurred, ranging from an online virtual world that combines augmented reality, virtual reality, to 3D holographic avatars, videos, and other means of communication.

Metaverse ‘smells’ have also existed in the world of online games such as Fortnite, Minecraft, and Roblox. A number of the companies behind the game have ambitions to be a part of the development of the metaverse.

“It’s no secret that Epic is investing in building the metaverse,” said Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney at the time.

Meanwhile, according to CBS News, Facebook’s Meta, which changed its name last month, plans to invest $10 billion this year to develop products that support augmented reality and virtual reality, such as robotic hands, high-tech VR glasses and software applications. advanced.

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