The tech industry is never static.
In the past, our world has witnessed numerous historical changes and transformations in technology fields, which have helped develop and advance human lives towards betterment. In the same tradition, the word “metaverse” has now been enlisted as the latest technological evolution in the list.
Let’s take a deeper look at its possibilities and security concerns:
What is the Metaverse?
The metaverse is a conceptual and highly immersive virtual world planned to appear in virtual reality (VR). Its name is the combination of two words:
- The prefix “meta,” which is taken from a Greek word that means “beyond.”
- The universe.
In the novel “Snow Crash,” published in 1992, author Neal Stephenson coined the term, using it to mean “a computer-generated universe.”