World’s Tallest Building Is Now in the Metaverse
Burj Khalifa has been recreated in the metaverse, and visitors can view the iconic structure without using AR or VR devices.
Burj Khalifa is now in the Metaverse
Burj Khalifa has joined the list of landmark buildings replicated in the metaverse, and viewers can now enjoy a 360-degree view of Dubai. The metaverse is a 3D space where people can interact through an immersive experience like gaming or watching movies in a theater.
Burj Khalifa is a dream come through as visitors can view the building without using AR or VR headsets, and this project is led by virtual events company Eventcombo.
The company said,
“While the pandemic forced the world into isolation, it also led to the advancement and accelerated adoption of the metaverse. Although digital has become the new normal, the metaverse is facilitating physical and real-world-like interactions in digital spaces, to elevate experiences and bridge the real and virtual worlds.”
Iconic Structures in the Metaverse
The Burj is now a part of iconic buildings, city centers, and landmarks established in the metaverse. For example, South Korea’s largest cities, Seoul, Busan, and Changwon, are already in the virtual space, while the Times Square building in New York now has a replica in the Sandbox metaverse. Recently, the idea of having twin structures, one in the physical world and another in the metaverse, has become, and many cities are keying into this development. For example, in May, Jamestown spent $500 million to redevelop One Times Square with immersive realities.
In September, Dropp Group bought metaverse platform Phly for $25 million to build the world’s first ‘phygital’ metaverse. The company is ready to help real estate companies who want to build a digital version of their assets in the metaverse. The mission of Dropp Group is to recreate an immersive replica of all major buildings and cities in the 3D virtual space.