yaiza rubio and chema alonso telefonica metaverse day

Summary of alliances and new acquisitions

On September 29, the first edition of . was released # TelefónicaMetaverseDay an event where Telefónica shared its innovations, strategy and partnerships around it metaverse, Web3, and other emerging technologies.

Attendees can follow the event in person at the Telefónica District auditorium, which also includes an experimental area called “The Playground”, or via flowthrough the event website or at AltSpaceVRa multi-user virtual environment that allows users to enjoy the event in an immersive way.

Telefónica opens the door to a new era

Or not, Chima Alonso Tell us how we are immersed in an unprecedented technological tsunami re-evolution Internet with great potential technologies such as Blockchain, AR/VR/XR, 5G, Wi-Fi 6 or Edge Computing Necessary for Web3 access. “As we have always done, we have to change ourselves. But not only with the vision of a telecom company. We have to think outside the box and make decisions at the sector level,” He said.

As for the tokens, he emphasized that they would completely change the paradigm of buying, selling and exchanging goods and that their use could not be stopped. Telefónica’s chief digital officer also reported on Telefónica’s strategic investment In the Bit2Me The exchanger, which enabled the Bit2Me Commerce payment method in Telefónica tu.comSustainable technology for e-commerce. This method allows the use of cryptocurrencies to perform certain transactions. Also, about the projects that have been developed like Movistar Codeswhere customers are rewarded for being more digital, or phone market A new platform for creating and selling digital art, where exclusive creations of artists and creators are hosted. Concluding his speech, he noted Telefónica’s commitment to innovation with high investments and resources in start-ups through Wayra.

while, Irene Bernal, Telefónica’s Director of Communication Innovation went on to show examples of expertise he is beginning to develop in the metaverse and the pillars an operator must be ready for to be “Telco Metaverse Ready”: low latency technologies, edge computing, and a programmable network. She also defined the Metaverse as “Virtual, immersive, interactive, massive, real-time environment” Which is challenged by massive data traffic, reduced latency and more robust bandwidth.

on the other side, yisa rubio Led the talk on the metaverse: “The truth is that no one knows how important the metaverse will be 30 years from now, but we do know that the metaverse is proposing a new form of relationship that is more human.“. He noted that this world offers us use cases applicable to online training, meeting people from all over the world, or live experiences that are completely impossible to imagine in a physical world: “And that’s what we’ve been doing at Telefónica for nearly 100 years: presenting experiences that seemed relevant Impossible Day in order to connect people’s lives. In addition, Yaiza told the audience about the inclusion of Telefónica in “Metaverse Standards Forum“It is the primary industry member of this alliance. It is a forum for discussion and coordination between the various standards organizations and companies that create products and services related to Metaverse.

Daniel Hernandez, VP Devices & Consumer IoTAnd the He asserted that Extended Reality (ER) or XR devices were no longer science fiction, but reality. Join him Hugo Swart VP & GM of XR at Qualcomm, Who talked about Telefónica and Qualcomm’s partnership with Building the future of XR and the Metaverse together: You are our best partner in the field of communications and we are pleased to work with you“.

Later, the CEO announced the partnership with lonlinessHe is our reference partner for building experiences in Metaverse Niantic: “The Ultimate Leader in Creating Augmented Reality (AR) Experiences”.

In addition, Lisa Rubio surprised the audience by announcing the acquisition of Imascono, a company that specializes in developing expertise for the metaverse, and stated that it “will have a very important position in the Metaverse main office module”. I also discussed the latest developments with Microsoft.

Daniel Hernandez Telefonica Metaverse Day

Finally, we listened to Aitor Goencia, Director of Advertising, Branding and Sponsorship at Movistar Spain, Who said that Movistar creates new experiences where the physical and digital worlds are merged and gave as an example a collaboration with artist Okuda San Miguel, who collaborated on the creation of the “Movistar Immersive Experience” app for Meta Quest 2 glasses and who took the stage to talk about his project.

okuda san miguel telefonica metaverse today

Playground: A space for demos and immersive experiences

stadiumThe space dedicated to experiencing the technological development and revolution of our productsallows attendees to immerse themselves in different demos Such as those related to the network revolution, with demos on metaverse or holographic calls, demos on AR and VR, 3D holograms and hyper-realistic avatars or demos on Web3, among others.

telefonica metaverse day the playground

If you want to relive the best moments of the event, click over here to see the Video summaryThe Conversations or meeting photos.

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