Barcelona- XRSpace announced plans to launch a reimagined 5G Virtual Reality (VR) device and mass market social experience that will redefine the way people connect, socialise, play, and collaborate, during the Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC) on Monday.
The new device would allow consumers to experience a metaverse, where the virtual and real-world blur to transform how people come together in a more personal, natural, and meaningful way, without the confines of physical boundaries. Through offering novel user interface where users are represented as a real-life looking avatar and navigate the virtual world to experiences of interest.
“Extended Reality (XR) will positively transform lives. We are committed to driving this revolution in human communication, entertainment, and productivity made possible with 5G technology,” said Peter Chou, founder of XRSpace.
Christian Stangier, Senior Vice President of Connected Devices at Deutsche Telekom, said: “As the XR ecosystem continues its rapid evolution, Deutsche Telekom continues its long-time engagement in the space. 5G edge computing technology will unleash innovation and deep immersive XR use cases for both consumer and enterprise. We are excited to cooperate with leading players like XRSpace, who will make use of this technology to redefine immersive entertainment in a people-centric way for work and for play.”
In the same context, the Executive Vice President of Connected Objects and Partnerships at Orange, Yves Maitre, said that 5G will deliver a significant boost to the virtual reality world through its low-latency attributes.
“XR is the next mobile computing and social interaction platform. At Qualcomm Technologies, we are proud to enable the ecosystem and power the innovation and technology shaping the future of how we all connect alongside XRSpace,” said Hugo Swart, Head of XR at Qualcomm Technologies. “Whether it be for work or play, we’re committed to helping create meaningful connections to transform industries and enrich lives as we drive technology advancement.”