Ma suggested using the metaverse to train workers

M**a suggested using the metaverse to train workers

company meta* hopes to rekindle interest in the Metaverse by offering new uses – now positioning the virtual world as a place for staff training. Speech at the Future of Work Summit, Meta President* International Affairs Officer Nick Clegg emphasized that one of the important features of AR and VR is the ability to improve the efficiency of staff retraining.

    Image source: Micheal Ogungbe/

Image source: Micheal Ogungbe/

Even if meta* Having faced massive layoffs at Reality Labs, a division specializing in AR/VR technologies, Clegg remains optimistic, but stresses that it will take 10-15 years for Metaverse technologies to be widely adopted.

According to a company that uses VR to train plumbers, electricians and other professionals, the training takes five to six weeks instead of several months. At the same time, many need to be convinced of the great potential of the technology.

Advances in AI and the development of systems like ChatGPT have pushed the metaverse into the background in the information space. However, the company claims that AI will only complement them as generative AI is an integral part of the future metaverse. In particular, the time to set up virtual worlds is significantly reduced.

In the meta* believe that the fear that AI will put many people out of work gives the company an additional opportunity to offer people new professions and jobs. These initiatives are also supported in Washington, DC with the recent introduction of the Immersive Technology for the American Workforce Act, which provides a five-year grant program for colleges and learning centers looking to implement AR and VR in education.

As stated in meta*In contrast to AI technologies, which the expert community believes urgently require legal regulation, in the area of ​​AR/VR control measures can be implemented without too much haste.

* It is included in the list of public associations and religious organizations for which the court issued a final decision to liquidate or ban activities on the grounds provided for in Federal Law No. 114-FZ of July 25, 2002 “On Combating Extremists”. has met activity”.


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