How Far Are We From The Metaverse?
The industrial revolution has liberated the hands of mankind, the information age has liberated the human brain, and the metaverse will liberate the spiritual home of mankind. There are 1,000 metaverses in the minds of 1,000 people, but it is understandable that "metaverse" is not a single, comprehensive definition. Metaverse is best understood as "further development of the mobile Internet". This is because the metaverse will not fundamentally replace the Internet, but iteratively transform on its basis.
Maybe today and tomorrow, Metaverse is just an online virtual world—like Decentraland, Crypto Voxel, and The Sandbox—where you can play fast games, browse NFTs in art galleries or hold online parties. But after 5, 10, or 20 years, Metaverse may replace most of the work you do online or even offline. The ultimate metaverse connects the physical world and the digital world and will become the way of life for humans in the future, reshaping the digital economic system.
The world of "Top Player" and "Out of Control Player" is no longer far away from us. In the near future, we will be able to enter games such as oasis, free city, and free life. We work, love, and live in the metaverse. Adventure...
So, what path will we take to realize the future of this meta-universe? Centralized technology route through Facebook? Or through a new decentralized model?
In the next 3-5 years, Metaverse will enter a period of prototype exploration. Progressive technological breakthroughs and business model innovations in VR/AR, NFT, AI, cloud, PUGC game platforms, digital humans, and digital twin cities will emerge endlessly. In the medium and long term, Metaverse's investment opportunities include GPU, 3D graphics engine, cloud computing, and IDC, high-speed wireless communications, Internet and gaming company platforms, digital twin cities, industrial Metaverse, solar energy, and other sustainable energy sources.
Tencent CEO Ma Huateng said in the preface of "Three Views" that a series of technologies from real-time communication to audio and video is now ready, computing power is rapidly improving, and the mode of information contact and human-computer interaction is promoted to undergo richer changes, VR, etc. The promotion of new technologies, new hardware, and software in different scenarios is about to usher in the next wave of true Internet upgrades. **We believe that the current technical conditions are still the threshold for entering the metaverse era, and future breakthroughs in the fields of communication and computing power, interactive methods, content production, economic systems, and standard protocols will gradually narrow the distance with the metaverse era.. **
The evolution of the development pattern of the metaverse can be divided into three stages:
In the next 5-8 years, with the continuous development of technology, we expect that major Internet giants and some leading companies focusing on games and social interaction will develop a series of independent virtual platforms.
It is expected that around 2030, as the pan-entertainment immersive experience platform has achieved rapid development, Metaverse will expand to more experiences based on the pan-entertainment immersive experience platform. We expect some behaviors such as consumption, education, conferences, and work will Moving to the virtual world, as consumer behavior in the virtual world continues to heat up, and with the association of digital currencies such as the digital renminbi and NFT-based digital information, economic systems have begun to be established, which will drive some virtual platforms to achieve transactions, social interactions, and other interactions.
It is expected that after 2030, each virtual platform will be used as a sub-universe, gradually forming a complete set of standard protocols, realizing the aggregation of each sub-universe, and forming a true metaverse; these sub-universes will still remain independent but will be integrated through standard protocols. Interaction, economy, and other interfaces are unified and standardized to achieve interconnection and interoperability, and Metaverse thus enters the stage of a digital full Internet of thousands of industries.
When one day, 80% of a human's daily life is carried out in the metaverse, what will it be like?
What investment opportunities do you think Metaverse has at this stage?
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