Mark Zuckerberg imagines a billion people in the metaverse spending hundreds of dollars each

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the Metaverse could be a sizeable part of the social network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We’re hoping to reach basically around a billion people in the metaverse, doing hundreds of dollars in businesses, each of which is buying … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg showed off these prototype headsets to get support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

Formerly known as Facebook, the company is set to spend $10 billion this year on research and development in virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including automated glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed how much progress the social media company has made toward that goal by revealing many of the unfinished … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg showed off these prototype headsets to get support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

The company, formerly known as Facebook, said in February it expects to spend at least $10 billion this year on research and development in virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including automated glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed how much progress the social media company has made toward that goal by … Read more

A beautiful metaverse is still years away. Meta’s prototypes prove it.

Placeholder while article actions are loading Meta’s Starburst virtual reality prototype looks nothing like a traditional headset. From some angles, it looks like someone ripped the guts out of a tiny desktop computer — including the fans — and attached some sturdy handles to it. And those are crucial because Starburst is too heavy to … Read more

Unity partners with Gala Games to help build VOXverse metaverse

Do you want to know what’s next for the game industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging areas of the industry at GamesBeat Summit Next in October. Learn more. Gala Games has partnered with Unity Technologies in a $20 million professional services deal to realize an ambitious metaverse project involving Sim City creator Will Wright. … Read more