Shipping in the metaverse: The role for virtual reality in maritime – TradeWinds

Technology trends report by classification society ABS finds potential for advanced visualisation technology to play a greater role in inspection, training and remote operation
The term “metaverse”, which refers to a digital network that uses virtual reality, has become such a buzzword that it came in second place when dictionary maker Oxford University Press decided its word of the year.
So important are its prospects in social media and gaming that the company that created Facebook rebranded itself as Meta.
Yet a search of the TradeWinds archive shows the metaverse has never been mentioned once in our pages.
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