Voices of VR Podcast: Metaverse Standards Forum Unites Leading Standards Orgs & XR Companies Towards Open Metaverse Interoperability

The Metaverse Standards Forum was announced on June 21, 2022 as it “brings together leading standards organizations and companies for industry-wide cooperation on interoperability standards needed to build the open metaverse.” There’s lots of key standards organizations involved including The Khronos Group, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Open Geospatial Consortium, OpenAR Cloud, Spatial Web Foundation, Academy of Software Foundation, and others. There’s also a critical mass of key XR companies including Unity & Unreal Engine at the game engine level, but also major players including Meta, Microsoft, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Sony, Adobe, & Autodesk, as well as many other companies who have been involved in previous XR standards efforts in the past.

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