News hardware Nvidia makes the metaverse even more realistic
While several giants of the digital sector want to develop their own metaverse, Nvidia does not intend to sit idly by. The graphics card manufacturer has announced several new features with the aim of helping future developers of the virtual 3D world.
With its Nvidia Omniverse graphics collaboration platform, the company has launched a host of innovative new tools aimed at aiding the development of immersive 3D spaces. These programs for creators and developers will help to make the digital world more realistic.
It was on Tuesday August 9 that the giant of the graphics processor industry confirmed its ambition for the metaverse. Nvidia has announced a set of development tools united in the Omniverse Kit.
Precisely this software based on the metaverse will open the field of possibilities for the virtual world of tomorrow. By using the Omniverse Kit and programs like Nucleus, Machinima and Audio2Face the creators of the metaverse will benefit from new possibilities offering ever more realism.
This Omniverse kit could meet an expectation of metaverse users, namely the quality of the avatars as well as their interactions. According to Nvidia, with its tools, developers will offer users the possibility of creating true “accurate digital twins”.
An innovation that is made possible in particular thanks to the new engine: Omniverse Avatar Cloud Engine (ACE). This improves the realism of the emotions of avatars and digital assistants equipped with artificial intelligence.
In a logic of interoperability, the firm explains that “with Omniverse ACE, developers can build, configure and deploy avatar applications on almost any engine, on any public or private cloud”.
Coupled with Audio2Face, the kit will also make it possible to develop an immersive experience by improving the animation of faces during social interactions in the metaverse. With the new software update, users will be able to reflect their emotions as faithfully as possible through their avatar in the virtual world.
By taking advantage of its skills, Nvidia intends to establish itself in the metaverse well before its competitors. Indeed, although AMD has been called back by Meta to make the metaverse work on different media, Nvidia seems more sensitive to the subject.
The company is part of a group of several giants working to develop standards for the metaverse of the future. The massive partnership of the Open Standards Forum constitutes a global agreement on the interoperability of the metaverse and its technical standards.
Among this alliance, there are several giants such as:
- Meta (Facebook)
- Ali Baba
- Epic Games
Although the metaverse is going through its first real estate crisis, it is clear that companies still want to move towards this concept. The commitment is largely motivated by the hope that one day the metaverse market will become essential. Moreover, if the bet turns out to be a winner, the economy of the metaverse could represent 50 billion dollars according to the American bank Morgan Stanley.
If this is the case, it is important for the industry giants to develop the graphic and physical aspect of this famous virtual world, since for the moment, users do not seem convinced by the realism of the different metaverses available on the market.