Cross-metaverse avatars (CMA) are digital identities that a user can use to access different virtual environments.
Each metaverse is a separate virtual world with its own rules and features.
Cross-Metaverse Avatars gives users the ability to design and own their digital avatars by mixing digital assets from creators and brands around the world.
Users can interact with characters in any of these spaces, not just with people who share their virtual reality (VR) environment.
In this blog post, we’ll explain what cross-metaverse avatars are and why they’re important for the future of interoperability and digital ownership.
Keep reading to learn more!
What is the Metaverse?
The word “metaverse” is a mash-up of “metaphor” and “universe.” It refers to a collection of virtual spaces where people can communicate with each other and interact with digital content.
The word is an adaptation of “cyberspace,” the virtual world featured in the novels of William Gibson, who coined the term in his 1984 book “Neuromancer.”
Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have been around for decades, but until recently, they’ve been fragmented and fairly isolated.
That’s now beginning to change thanks to CMA that lets digital assets and avatars travel between different virtual platforms.
What Are Cross-Metaverse Avatars?
A metaverse avatar is the digital representation of the user within a virtual space. Moreover, when integrated with blockchain technology they become the digital DNA of the user, and integrate multiple virtual environments into an interoperable network.
Cross-metaverse avatars make it possible for users to access any virtual world that has been integrated. Specifically, users can interact with characters in any of these spaces with the same ease as if they were all part of the same platform.
With CMA there are many possible implementations, but they generally involve some combination of authentication, asset sharing, and permission systems.
Why Cross-Metaverse Avatars?
We can touch, interact, and feel in the real world. Our bodies and minds work together to do these tasks. Avatars allow us to experience, see ourselves, feel, and communicate in the virtual Metaverse.
In IRL you have a permanent identity or unique look in nature. It is now possible because of CMA that other metaverse explorers will recongize you/your one-of-a-kind avatar.
Cross-Metaverse Avatars are the same throughout Metaverses, but, in the adventure, you can alter your appearance, clothing to change your unique customizable avatar.
Blockchain technology allows you to give your avatar and wearables permanent identities, giving you true ownership.
Cross-Metaverse Avatars can assist scale visibility because you own your identity, brand, fan base, and wearables. With more Metaverse creators and users, the demand for unique avatars has risen.
Why Is Cross-Metaverse Interoperability Important?
Despite the lack of a fully functional interoperable metaverse, interoperability will eventually exert pressure on the Metaverse, much like it does in the digital world. The internet’s architecture comprises numerous layers that enable seamless communication between multiple networks and subnetworks.
Cross-networked environments, by contrast, allow users to communicate with people in other virtual environments. This makes them much more useful for collaboration, education, and social interaction.
Cross-networked virtual environments are also ripe for meta-experiences, or multi-sensory interactions that incorporate multiple virtual worlds at once. These experiences will blur the lines between virtual and physical reality, opening up new ways to engage with technology.
What Are the Challenges of Cross-Metaverse Interoperability?
As with any new technology, cross-networked virtual environments present challenges for interoperability. Many of these challenges are technical in nature, but others are social.
The technical challenges include issues around authentication, asset sharing, and permission systems.
- How do we ensure that one virtual world doesn’t try to steal information from another?
- How do we make sure that information can be accessed by the right people?
- How do we make sure that permissions are respected across different environments?
The social challenges include issues around governance, trust, and user experience.
- Who decides which virtual worlds are part of the network?
- How do we ensure that the network functions smoothly and remains trustworthy as it grows?
- How do we make sure that features that promote interoperability don’t get in the way of usability?
How Will Cross-Metaverse Avatars Change the Game?
We offer multiple avatar types; Anime, Realistic and Stylized Cross-Metaverse Avatars that can also be updated to the voxel style.
Brands & Creators will be able to upload their own digital assets to our marketplace for cross-metaverse avatars.
Users will have access to digital assets off and on the blockchain that can be used upon their cross-metaverse avatars.
True ownership & interoperable cross-metaverse avatars and digital assets with commercial rights; Buy, sell, trade, earn, create and own digital assets.