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Explore UAE’s Yas Island (and its top attractions) from ‘virtually’ anywhere

The virtual Yas Island experience allows users from around the world to digitally explore the entertainment and leisure hub and other iconic landmarks in the emirate


British startup launches VR audio experience in Middle East

The launch marks the first time an Arabic audio entertainment app has built a VR experience for Middle Eastern audiences

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Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University introduces metaverse training courses

The courses include presentations on the metaverse, its applications across diverse sectors and methodologies

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Apple sharply cuts Vision Pro headset production target

The iPhone maker is now preparing to make fewer than 400,000 units of the $3,499 device in 2024, and plans for a more affordable version have been pushed back

LVMH to offer virtual experiences

LVMH joins with Epic Games to offer virtual experiences

The French luxury goods group will use Epic’s 3D creation tools to create immersive products and virtual experiences

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Experiential marketing: Future trends and a rise in demand for sensory experiences

As technology continues to evolve and customer expectations shift, the demand for sensory experiences in marketing is on a rocket-like rise

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Top highlights from Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference

The annual event is a showcase for Apple’s latest software — and an attempt to keep both its developers and customers locked in to its product ecosystem


Meta touts metaverse’s potential for job training and education

While there’s more commitment by employers in the industries to use VR, adopting the technology remains a hurdle

Virtual reality may help cure healthcare

Virtual reality therapy has been used to reduce pain and anxiety without costly or potentially addictive medications

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Gem Digital Limited increases investment commitment with Everdome

The investment will be focused on actions which move Everdome from a conceptual, visionary project into its new phase of delivery and expansion


Here’s how the metaverse is empowering content creators

The metaverse isn’t just a new way of socialising and creating content

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How luxury fashion brands can leverage the metaverse

Luxury fashion brands have always been at the forefront of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible

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Alfa Romeo F1 Team looks to expand presence in Everdome

The ongoing partnership will see the Everdome team creating multiple VR experience activations

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Crypto Oasis launches Cove Beach venue in the metaverse

Crypto Oasis hosted top organisations and players in the regional ecosystem for its annual Ecosystem Night


Metapolis’ Sandra Helou on how the metaverse is revolutionising industries

The co-founder and CCO says that the creator economy will see a lot of individuals start to collaborate with brands and their community

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Insights: Future of commerce in the metaverse era

The metaverse offers customers unique experiences and the ability to engage with brands in an entirely new way

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Saudi Arabia to host Web3 Delight in March

The event will take place on March 6 at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center


Building the industrial metaverse with digital twins and industrial IoT

The metaverse is likely to have its biggest impact not in the consumer space, but on industry and business


OneRare officially launches ‘foodverse’ in UAE

UAE-based F&B brands such as Foodlink, Bhukkad Cafe, Farzi Cafe, Cali Poke and Papa Johns, among others have signed up to release their NFTs for signature dishes


UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim launches Mall of the Metaverse

The mall is in the initial phase of development and will open to visitors after multiple stages of testing

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Alliance for Metaverse and Web3 Empowerment launches at LEAP23

The inaugural meeting paves way for increased diversity, inclusion and safety in digital ecosystem


Metaverse developer LandVault expands to Dubai

Its technology will allow real estate developers to showcase their projects by providing a more immersive experience for potential buyers


Everdome’s metaverse announces a new stage of hyper-realistic adventure

Jezero Spaceport is the next step in the space travel which includes a Martian civilisation experience


Top tech trends transforming the healthcare industry

Georg Schroeckenfuchs, head of Gulf and Saudi Country Group – Innovative Medicines at Novartis Innovation, tells us how technology is enabling innovation in healthcare


How virtual reality and the metaverse will change workplace in 2023

In order to get a better understanding of the mixed emotions surrounding the metaverse, Meta commissioned a study of nearly 2,000 employees and 400 business leaders around the world


Insights: Debate on virtual land

The concept of virtual land has been polarising for various reasons


Everdome’s debut rocket to Mars set to launch on November 30

The launch will take place at 5pm Gulf Standard Time and will be broadcasted live


Sheikh Hamdan approves new phase of Dubai Metaverse Strategy

The new phase was approved at the first meeting of the Higher Committee of Future Technology Development and Digital Economy


Crypto Oasis joins Algorand’s “Decipher” conference as regional partner

The event will take place from November 28-30 at Madinat Jumeirah, bringing together blockchain experts from Kraken, Binance, Sino Global Capital and more


Nike to open its virtual sneaker store and trading platform

The sportswear company will release its goods on the Swoosh platform