Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), has said that the Metaverse will shape a new digital future for humanity, Emirates News Agency (EMI) WAM) gave this information on Wednesday.
He was speaking on the first day of the inaugural Dubai Metaverse Assembly organized by DFF.
Over 500 global experts and policy makers, and over 40 leading local and global organizations specializing in the metaverse and digital technologies are participating in the two-day event. WAM said more than 20,000 people participated on the first day, using both the virtual platform and Metaverse technology.
“Dubai is emerging as a major contributor to shaping a new global vision for advanced technology and a leader in the adoption of next-generation digital innovation,” the state-news agency quoted Sheikh Hamdan as saying.
“We are working relentlessly to promote the development of technological tools and applications to enhance the quality of life of the community. In the years to come, the Metaverse will shape a new digital future for humanity and Dubai for innovation in it. Will strengthen its position as a test-run emerging technology,” he said.
He stressed that Dubai will always welcome innovators and experts to explore and design the future of the Metaverse and explore its potential.
“Through the Dubai Metaverse Assembly, we aim to provide a global platform for the Metaverse community to discuss the new opportunities emerging from this new technology, and to foster knowledge-sharing and partnerships between entrepreneurs and innovators. We Metaverse We also look forward to discussing how we can generate solutions for some of the world’s most important challenges,” said Sheikh Hamdan.
He further added that Dubai aspires to be a hub for the global metaverse community, a goal it will achieve by working closely with its partners and the world’s best experts in the field. “Dubai’s advanced digital infrastructure positions it as a strategic partner for the development of the metaverse, artificial intelligence and other technologies.”