Humans in the metaverse (and how to create them)

(Image credit: NVIDIA)

The future is already here. A BMW factory in Germany now has its identical digital twin in the metaverse, designed and operated in a real-time 3D simulation where digital humans and robots perform various real-life tasks. 

The real factory is gigantic: it occupies 600,000 square feet, employs 57,000 people, contains tens of thousands of objects, thousands of materials, and produces hundreds of cars simultaneously. And the digital factory is an exact copy of the real one. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.