MADRID, June 22 (Portaltic/EP) –
Around 40 technology companies have joined forces for the launch metaverse standards forum, a forum through which these technological giants attempt to establish the open and interoperable standards of the metaverse.
Led by Khronos Group, this forum consists of Metaverse-focused game development and device makers including Sony, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Nvidia, Epic Games, Unity, Huawei, Adobe, and Meta.
Members of the Metaverse Standards Forum also include entities Membership of the international consortium World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which implements uniform technologies in the use and development of the Internet.
This group seeks to create a specific and consistent terminology for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology and 3D, with the aim of formalizing the development of the metaverse as a unified concept so that companies use the same technical standards and conform to the same regulations.
According to a press release he had access to The edgeThe Metaverse Standards Forum will focus on “pragmatic, action-oriented projects” such as coder meetings for collaborative software development (aka hackathons) and prototyping tools to support common standards.
“Industry leaders have stated that the potential of the Metaverse is best realized when built on a foundation of open standards‘ they highlighted in this presentation document, which advocates ‘building an open and inclusive metaverse’.
Open to any organization and free of charge, the Metaverse Standards Forum, made up of 37 technology companies, takes over the coordination of the requirements and resources to “encourage the creation and advancement of standards in organizations engaged in this field”.
Within this conglomerate there are notable absences of tech companies developing products and services related to the metaverse, such as: Apple, Niantic or Roblox.