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Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen joins The Sandbox metaverse

The Sandbox, a leading decentralised gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, announced has partnered with ITV Studios to bring Gordon Ramsay’s award-winning reality show Hell’s Kitchen to The Sandbox metaverse. Hell’s Kitchen has travelled to 24 territories globally and the show will air its 21st season in the US starring multi-Michelin Star […]

August 17, 2022

Research: 48% of businesses looking for space in Metaverse

Meetings in the Metaverse could become reality for millions of UK workers in the near future after a study found that hundreds of businesses are looking for, or building, office space in the virtual technology. Research undertaken by Regus, part of the world’s largest flexible workspace group IWG, found that two thirds (66 per cent) […]

August 16, 2022

Maxon joins Metaverse Standards Forum

Maxon has announced that it is one of the founding members of the Metaverse Standards Forum, a newly established governing body that aims to foster alignment on requirements and priorities for metaverse interoperability standards. Along with Adobe, Epic Games, Meta, Microsoft and NVIDIA, amongst others, Maxon aims to help build an open and inclusive metaverse […]

July 12, 2022

Report: Economic uncertainty dampens VR, AR outlook

With the expected launch of several new augmented reality (AR) smart glasses, some before the end of 2022, alongside a year of record sales for virtual reality (VR) headsets, the next 12 months are shaping up to be a very important period for sales of immersive devices. CCS Insight’s latest forecast outlines an expectation of […]

July 7, 2022

Lickd partners with Decentraland’s Vegas City

Lickd, the platform for helping content creators legally use music, has signed an exclusive deal with metaverse district Vegas City within Decentraland, which will see it provide commercial music to Vegas City’s partners and tenants. The 2 year partnership will see Lickd supply curated playlists and genre specific radio channels into Vegas City’s music player, […]

July 5, 2022

Industry majors form Metaverse Standards Forum

The Metaverse Standards Forum brings together leading standards organisations and companies for industry-wide cooperation on interoperability standards needed to build the open metaverse. The Forum will explore where the lack of interoperability is holding back metaverse deployment and how the work of Standards Developing Organisations (SDOs) defining and evolving needed standards may be coordinated and […]

June 23, 2022

Soul Machines announces New Entertainment Division

Soul Machines, a company pioneering the creation of autonomously animated Digital People in the metaverse and the digital worlds of today, has announced the launch of a new Entertainment division with the goal of creating unique and highly personalized experiences redefining fan engagement and entertainment enterprise. On the heels of a recent $70 million Series […]

June 7, 2022

UFC’s Nunes offer personal training in Metaverse

The Sports Metaverse, the virtual world specifically focused on sports, has announced a partnership with UFC icon, Amanda Nunes, to offer personal training in her metaverse gym. Nunes is a two division UFC champion and largely considered to be the greatest female MMA fighter of all time. This partnership inaugurates the launch of The Sports […]

May 12, 2022

Mr Bean lands in the Metaverse

Banijay, the largest independent content producer and distributor, today announces its first activation in the Metaverse with a Mr Bean NFT drop, in collaboration with intellectual property specialist, Metaverse architects and leaders in the Web3 revolution; FOMO Lab. NFTs have captured the attention of millions, and now cultural icon Mr Bean is taking steps into […]

May 9, 2022

Survey: Metaverse concerts hold more appeal than sports

As companies look to ramp up their entertainment offerings in the metaverse, adults appear most enthused about virtually attending live concerts, ahead of going to live sporting events and shopping in the virtual reality world, according to a Morning Consult survey. The data is drawn from a survey of 4,420 US adults in March 2022. What […]

April 14, 2022