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Four Ways Governments May Adopt (Or Respond To) The Metaverse

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Four Ways Governments May Adopt (Or Respond To) The Metaverse

By Bernard Marr

Aug 17, 2023

Governments aren’t always quick on the draw when it comes to adopting new technologies. But I am seeing some interesting examples of governments showing up in the Metaverse and adopting Metaverse-related technologies, such as virtual reality and digital twins. Here are four ways local and national governments may make use of the Metaverse.

  1. Setting up Metaverse embassies and government offices

The government of Barbados and United Arab Emirates are currently setting up government offices in the Metaverse.

  1. Creating digital twins of cities and public systems

Digital twins can allow officials to precisely map city services and enhance public services.

  1. Adopting Metaverse technologies in the military

The military can use AR and VR technologies to enhance both military personnel training and operations in the field,

  1. Legislating for the Metaverse

Governments will have to consider legislating what goes on in the Metaverse (e.g., crime, etc.)


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