Decentraland is an open source 3D virtual world platform. Users may buy virtual plots of land in the platform as NFTs via the MANA cryptocurrency. It was opened to the public in February 2020, and is overseen by the nonprofit Decentraland Foundation

Emotional Immersion

Emotional Immersion is the type of immersion when the user feels emotionally aroused and absorbed by the narrative content of the story. Different from spatial immersion, emotional immersion does not necessarily allow users to feel the “bodily presence” into the scene, but allow them to be cognitively identified and emotionally empathized with one of the … Read moreEmotional Immersion

Extended Reality

According to Wikipedia, Extended reality (XR) is a term referring to all real-and-virtual combined environments and human-machine interactions generated by computer technology and wearables, where the ‘X’ represents a variable for any current or future spatial computing technologies. References:


gLTF (Graphics Language Transmission Format ) is an open standard and file formate for three dimensional scenes and objects. It is developed by Khronos Group. This format is used by Oculus(Meta) and Microsoft and it seems to become a common format for Metaverse Computing. Also, glTF is compatible by WebGL


Immersion is a phenomenon experienced by an individual when they are in a state of deep mental involvement in which their cognitive processes (with or without sensory stimulation) cause a shift in their attentional state such that one may experience disassociation from the awareness of the physical world Definition Source: Agrawal, S., Simon, A., Bech, … Read moreImmersion


Gartner defines a metaverse as a collective virtual shared space, created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical and digital reality. It is persistent, providing enhanced immersive experiences, as well as device independent and accessible through any type of device, from tablets to head-mounted displays.


userbase of the metaverse Entry Submitter: Mohd Sameen Chishti


The concept of multiple universes has been debated by thinkers in many fields, including physics, cosmology, religion, and literature, since ancient times. Multiverse refers to extending the concept that we live in a web of interconnected, parallel, physical realities to describe how multiple digital worlds may be woven together or operated in tandem. Source: George … Read moreMultiverse

Object Telepresence

“the subjective experience that a virtual object is situated in the real world” Source: Borg, M., Johansen, S. S., Thomsen, D. L., & Kraus, M. (2012, July). Practical implementation of a graphics turing test. In International Symposium on Visual Computing (pp. 305-313). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.


According to Ralph(1976), places are defined by three competencies: Physical setting Activities afforded by the place Meanings attributed to the place Relph, E. (1976) Place and Placelessness, London: Pion Books

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