LG wants to bring Metaverse support to its TVs

Korean electronics manufacturer LG Electronics intends to promote the trend of the metaverse at the level of household appliances

Korean giant LG Electronics has partnered with metaverse developer Oorbit to develop virtual world technology on its TVs.. It is reported by VentureBeat with reference to the company's announcement at CES 2023.

Using cloud streaming technology, Oorbit users can attend virtual concerts on Pixelynx's Elynxir and multiplayer games without separate hardware devices. The startup also helps to unite different virtual worlds while preserving the user's identity, the newspaper notes.

Ooribt co-founder Puya Kusha believes the partnership with LG will help push the concept of the metaverse to the millions of users of the company's products.. Users will be able to try the novelty using the Sansar application through LG webOS TV.

In November 2022, the South Korean giant launched a hunt for Web3 specialists. According to the vacancies, the tasks of specialists include the development of a new direction related to blockchain and Web3 technologies, planning and development of dApp (decentralized applications) services, analyzing trends and researching blockchain and Web3 projects, as well as developing partnerships with blockchain companies.

At the end of 2022, research firm IDC found out that LG Electronics remains the leader in the number of patent applications for the metaverse since 2016.. Samsung Electronics occupied the second place, and the American company Meta* closed the top three companies (recognized by the Russian authorities as extremist and banned in the country). The Chinese company Huawei is located on the fourth line of the ranking, and on the fifth – the American giant Microsoft.

In November 2022, Japanese tech giant Sony unveiled a new set of motion trackers designed to immerse themselves in the metaverse on smartphones.. Mocopi trackers are available for devices based on Android and iOS operating systems. They consist of six washers worn on the ankles, wrists, head and hips of the users.. Sensors work to animate avatars in Sony Metaverse apps.


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