New Emerging Technologies are increasingly being used across all areas of media & entertainment. Technologies like AR & XR, AI, Real-Time Game Engines, Cloud-Based Computing, Crypto, Devices & Sensors, are all being used to create experiences and content that exist both in the virtual world and physical world. Or what many are now calling, The Metaverse. In this talk, we’ll dive into where The Metaverse came from, and where it’s going, acknowledging that we as creators must look at the ethical implications. Accessibility, data privacy, ownership of content and identity, are massive areas of importance as life in virtual worlds becomes more of a reality, and so must the discussions around what this means to us as users in this space.
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