Dubai and Abu Dhabi dubbed the world’s first ‘metaverse cities’

metarverse holdings has featured Dubai and Abu Dhabi as the first global cities within a global metaverse launch. The Emirates will be the first hub ‘used’ within the first virtual world that replicates real-life experiences and places.

the dubai government recently formed the Higher Committee for Future Technology and the Digital Economy to oversee the city’s push to become a leading global hub for metaverse technology adoption.

The environment will match authentic real-life events and locations, and a Beta version is expected.
go into operation in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Users from all over the world will be able to experience the biggest attractions and landmarks of Dubai and Abu Dhabi together with real-world services from the comfort of their homes, merging the physical and digital worlds.

According to the Metarverse, following its Beta phase, it will launch more key locations in the Emirates with a focus ‘on creating virtual spaces that scale visually, topographically and geometrically to recreate the most realistic feel in the metaverse of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, with space for endless, interconnected virtual communities using virtual reality (VR) headsets, augmented reality (AR) goggles, smartphone apps, and other devices.

Large-Scale Metaverse

Unlike other VR apps that create digital fantasy worlds on a small scale, the new platform offers an entire metaverse with full device compatibility and is designed to stream quickly. Users can find synergy between their needs and the platform that encompasses NFT blockchain trading, functionality to purchase and view products at the largest retail stores, buy ad space in the virtual city, attend mock conferences, sign up for government-issued licenses and documentation and more.

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Priven ReddyCEO of Dubai-based Metarverse Holdings said: “After careful consideration of other leading regions, the decision was made that Dubai and Abu Dhabi would be the first simulated cities within our new metaverse.

“We believe that Dubai is at the forefront of innovation and digital transformation, driven by the mission
and the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of
Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.”

Afdal Baigstrategic partner of Metarverse Holdings, suggests that the new platform will link the mission of the UAE government with the opportunity to use the key focus areas of real estate, education, tourist attractions, retail, government services, healthcare and professional services.

“The visionary UAE government acts in a way that is both admired and amazed by the world
community, Baig said. “We believe that this new platform will help expand the anticipated $4 billion market in the Emirates as it is at the forefront of technology and embraces the true possibilities of Web 3.0 as a benefit not only to economic progress but also for society as a whole. We can help launch a
movement that will revolutionize the way we live.”

Metarverse has also revealed Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as potential candidates for its next virtual nations after the launch of the UAE.

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