Abu Dhabi: UAE’s telecommunications large e& made its official entry into the metaverse on Wednesday with the launch of ‘e& universe’ and collaborated with Samsung to host the first-ever Unpacked occasion on this digital realm.
Through the occasion on July 26 at 3 pm, customers had the chance to pre-order the most recent Samsung Galaxy smartphones inside e& universe. This platform, launched at GITEX final yr, goals to maintain customers up to date with international expertise developments and set up itself because the area’s high digital vacation spot for leisure and reside eventd. Developed in partnership with HTC, e& universe serves as a central hub, providing seamless navigation for customers all through the metaverse.
Khaled Elkhouly, Chief Client Officer, etisalat by e&, mentioned, “We need to welcome all our prospects to a way forward for interconnected realities and are pushing the boundaries of digital innovation, empowering them to create unforgettable experiences in an ever-evolving metaverse.”
Hosted just about in Arcadia Planitia, a spot on Mars thought of probably the most appropriate for future life, e& universe is a tribute to the UAE’s nationwide area technique, mentioned e&.
Joseph Lin, GM of VIVERSE, mentioned, “These outstanding new options we’ve developed for e& underscore its dedication to pioneering revolutionary methods for individuals to relish content material and forge significant connections with each other.”
e& universe gives a number of areas in its metaverse, together with e& universe Digital Residence, e& universe Store and e& universe Area and Stadium. Customers can personalise their digital area throughout the e& universe Digital Residence, enabling customers to embellish their digital houses with NFTs or digital property. Customers can take pleasure in leisure and sporting occasions within the e& Universe Area & Stadium. The platform can even host business conferences, mentioned the telecom firm.
The e& universe store gives photos, work, artwork items and residential décor that may be transformed into NFTs. Moreover, customers should purchase occasion passes for unique concert events and different particular occasions.