W3C joins leading standards organizations and companies to coordinate interoperability standards for an open and inclusive metaverse

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The Metaverse Standards Forum launched on June 21, 2022, of which the Web Consortium is a founding member, among other key actors whose focus is on leading platforms, hardware, tools, engines, users. The forum, whose membership is free, and open to any organization, brings together leading standards organizations and companies for industry-wide cooperation on interoperability standards needed to build an open and inclusive metaverse.

W3C immersive web strategist Dominique Hazaël-Massieux declared “The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is joining the Metaverse Standards Forum to accelerate the coordination with other standards organizations and metaverse stakeholders in building an interoperable platform for the metaverse, in which W3C’s Immersive Web vision is set to play a critical role.

The first meetings of the Metaverse Standards Forum will start in July 2022.

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