The most important aspects of the entire metaverse project are the interchange standards and the tools, protocols, formats, and services that enable persistent and ubiquitous virtual simulations. Without them, there will be no metaverse.
Interest in VR has waned, even as the technology has improved. But combine it with augmented reality and mixed reality to form extended reality (XR), and things get interesting.
Wireless and HEVC patent holder InterDigital is engaged in long term research into next-generation codecs driven by artificial intelligence, lightfield video distribution, digital humans, and 6G connectivity.
A behind-the-scenes look at the demonstration in Bonn of another attempt to get VR off the ground at higher resolution and lower bitrates