Meta’s haptic glove will let you touch the metaverse

Meta (previously Facebook) is known for its high-profile moves into virtual and expanded reality. For a very long time, however, it’s been discreetly chipping away at one of its most aggressive activities yet: a haptic glove that duplicates sensations like getting a handle on an item or running your hand along a surface. While Meta’s not letting the glove out of its Reality Labs research … Continue reading Meta’s haptic glove will let you touch the metaverse


What is Metaverse?

Neal Stephenson coined the term “Metaverse” in his 1992 dystopic novel Snow Crash. In the book, Stephenson depicts the Metaverse as an “imaginary place” that avatars utilized by real people using virtual reality (VR) goggles. In it, developers can build things like parks, buildings, and signs. However, past that, they can likewise fabricate things that don’t exist truly, for example, free battle zones where people … Continue reading What is Metaverse?