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HS2 gears engineers with VR equipments

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  • HS2 is planning to fit trains, power lines and bridges with thousands of sensors
  • These sensors will relay data via 5G on any issues with the HS2 line in real-time
  • Workers will be able detect issues on the line from a Birmingham control centre
  • ‘Digital twin’ of track will allow engineers to fix faults using virtual reality headset

Engineers working on HS2 will be able to explore England’s high-speed railway using virtual reality headsets in order to fix faults that crop up in the future.

In addition to the train tracks, overhead power lines, and bridges, 50,000 sensors similar to those in Formula One. In addition aviation will detect problems and send data to a duplicate 3D digital model of the railway.

Engineers will be able to enter a’metaverse’-style environment in which they will view a virtual image of the real world. Allowing them to diagnose problems and dispatch teams to resolve them if necessary.

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The first ‘phase’ of the line, between London and Birmingham, will open between 2029 and 2033.

However, Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen informed the Commons in September last year that the ‘loss-making’ project. Which currently has a budget of almost £106 billion, will not be completed before 2041.

Sensors on board the trains will transmit information directly to HS2’s Network Integrated Control Centre (NICC) near Washwood Heath, around two miles north of Birmingham.

Workers will be able to don a headset to keep an eye on the HS2 digital replica

Workers will be able to wear a headset to monitor the HS2 digital duplicate. Which will have the same level of realism as the real thing.

HS2’s head of strategic planning and asset management, David White, told the Times, ‘They will see a virtual version of the real environment.’

‘Anything with a sensor on it will have data on its status sent into the virtual reality version of the railway, which can be viewed through the headset.’

An antenna on top of the trains will receive data from sensors on the railway track, bridges, and power lines along a specific portion of the London to Birmingham track.

A 5G signal will then send the information to the control center and update the replica in real time via a tall signaling pole.

When an issue is discovered, HS2 workers will be able to dispatch teams to the site to resolve the problem.

Michelle D. Madsen graduated from the University of Westminster and has been deeply involved in the world of finance ever since. She has worked as a Broadcast Journalist hosting various news shows and informative webcasts about the financial markets. Since 2004 she has also been writing for MetaNews daily, her attention to detail, and her in-depth knowledge of the financial markets have led her to cover Foreign Exchange and commodities. The world of finance has changed in the last few years with the introduction and rising popularity of cryptocurrencies and the Metaverse. She has in no means been left behind, adding this to her bank of intellect and is now also an expert in cryptocurrencies. For the last ten years, Ms. Madsen has been engaged in the financial market. She has notedly written a great number of incredibly informative reviews for the crypto, NFT and the Metaverse. Her wealth of knowledge has enabled her to become a leading expert in the field. She continues to inform the public writing up-to-date, thorough reviews for the readers of MetaNews as she has for the last decade.

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Whales Club is a new NFT community

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Each NFT in the limited collection known as Whales Club acts as a VIP pass to one of the most advanced crypto groups in the TON ecosystem. The collection is capped at 10,000 total tokens.

The long-term objective of the company is to grow into a major player on the worldwide fintech scene. Every person who is a part of the Whales Club will have the ability to retrieve their tokens and take part in the random airdrops that are offered to holders. Tokens will be employed in the governance DAO of TON Whales, making it possible for anybody to take part in the life of the firm.

Every penny earned through sales will be placed in the general treasury and put toward expanding the capabilities of our business

The Whales Club brings together a greater number of business owners, software developers, investors, information technology professionals, and Web 3.0 aficionados. Members of the club are able to learn from one another’s experiences, scale their businesses through beneficial peer-to-peer feedback and partnerships, and have access to the expertise of other members through exclusive events and an online networking platform.

“The TON steaking industry is already quite profitable, and owners of NFT whales will see an increase in that profitability. For their use, we will create a special betting pool that has a lower commission rate.”

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Sensorium launches metaverse streaming channel

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The first in-engine streaming channel for the metaverse is being launched by Sensorium. The goal of this 24/7 streaming experience is to introduce viewers to the scope of the Sensorium Galaxy metaverse, which is currently only accessible in beta mode. It also features a number of special Empyreal Parties featuring the company’s unique AI artists.

The Meteor Vortex is a remote place in the metaverse where AI-driven DJs Natisa Sitar, Kàra Màr, and Ninalis offer innovative performances for the first Empyreal Parties, which are accessible from any web browser.

With the release of Kàra Màr’s “Anthropic principle” music album last year, the first-ever to be totally produced by an AI-driven character and made available on Apple Music, Spotify and SoundCloud, Sensorium led the creation of virtual musicians powered by artificial intelligence. The generative music engine that powers Sensorium Galaxy’s virtual musicians enables them to produce original tunes that incorporate more than 60 genres.

In addition to producing high-quality music, the virtual performers use genetic algorithms and reinforcement learning to develop unexpectedly organic, entirely unscripted discussions with the audience using the Sensorium Galaxy Mobile App

The company’s virtual characters have already been tested by journalists from VentureBeat and PC Gamer with complex dialogs at some of the most significant conferences and festivals in the world, including WebSummit, SXSW, and Sonar.

Two further Empyreal Parties, showing the volcanic surface of PRISM planet and the visually stunning interiors of Sensorium Starship, will be made available after the Meteor Vortex event. Every new party offers guests the chance to experience the metaverse in its entirety without the use of a VR headset. The Sensorium mobile app will soon be available to listen to Empyreal Parties in addition to the web version.

Users of the metaverse will have access to concerts by top performers like David Guetta, Black Coffee, Steve Aoki, and Armin van Buuren, among others, with the global release of Sensorium Galaxy’s VR mode.

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Snapple unveils metaverse extension

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The sweet drink manufacturer Snapple is behind a new bodega in the metaverse game Decentraland. Snapple built a fictitious corner store in the style of New York City in the metaverse, complete with a bodega cat. CoinDesk went on a scavenger hunt for flying sliced cheeses and Snapple bottle caps while exploring the pixelated aisles on Thursday.

Snapple’s newest “Elements” drink line is explicitly promoted throughout the entire exhibit. The bottles have benefits for Web3 as well: According to the company’s website, each IRL drink has a code that can be used to obtain a non-fungible token (NFT) wearable.

For those who purchased the beverage, one aspect of the in-game hunt produced a $1.39 rebate coupon. Ironically, the physical discount shuns cryptocurrency, insisting that customers link their PayPal accounts in order to make a withdrawal.

It’s not the first time a business has used Decentraland as a platform for promotion. For the event in January of last year, the Australian Open designed a pop-up with a tennis theme. Around Super Bowl Sunday, Bud Light debuted its own metaverse bar; a few weeks later, JPMorgan’s virtual lounge opened.

Additionally, it is not Snapple’s first foray into Web3. The business collaborated with the Tezos and Polygon-based NFT platform OneOf to offer its debut collection in May of last year. This was the start of what now seems to be a broader campaign aimed at consumers of cryptocurrencies who also enjoy drinking beverages.

Partnerships with well-known Twitch streamers, who have actively promoted the exhibit on social media, are also a component of the bodega’s marketing strategy

The natives of the metaverse have generally scoffed at promotions like Snapple’s, but it’s probable that as the concept of Web3 spreads, these installations will only increase. In an attempt to use cryptocurrency vernacular, Pepsi famously made Crypto Twitter shudder last December. However, the company’s subsequent NFT collection ended up being a hit, generating almost $6 million in sales volume.

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