Horizon, support for the futuristic ambitions of Meta

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is banking on the metaverse with the Horizon social platform. 475438395/Diego – stock.adobe.com

DIVE INTO PARALLEL UNIVERSES (1/5) – The ex-Facebook is betting big on its metaverse strategy, of which the Horizon platform illustrates the first steps.

The concept of metaverse promises for the next few years a virtual universe parallel to the real world where millions of humans would connect to have fun, exchange, work, consume or live new experiences. Virtual worlds already exist in the video game, health or industrial sectors, prefiguring the possibilities of tomorrow. Welcome to the future.

Organize professional meetings in virtual reality with Horizon Workrooms. Watch an immersive concert together in Horizon Venues. Attend one-man shows, jiggle in a nightclub or play with others in Horizon Worlds. Chat quietly with friends in Horizon Home. All of these apps have been released in North America over the past few months on Meta Quest virtual reality headsets. They are the first bricks of the great ten-year project of the Facebook group, renamed Meta in October 2021: to ensure its presence in the metaverse, which it considers to be the next…

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