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The Magic that makes the Metaverse Feel Real​ (Presented by Agora)


Location: Virtual GDC Platform

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Topic: Design

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: Virtual

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: Prefer not to say


The metaverse is enabling the next generation of digital experiences and they are all happening in real-time. In this session we will explore the evolution of virtual interactions, discuss the requirements for real-time digital engagement in virtual worlds, and how networking technology has evolved to meet these demands. The session will take a deep dive to go beyond the hype, examining real world examples to understand how edge computing and real-time networks are the magic that powers the metaverse.​


Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how virtual experiences are packaged and delivered to end users, what are the elements for launching successful real-time virtual experiences, and how all the pieces come together to make an engaging virtual experience for participants/end-users.

Intended Audience

The audience for this presentation will be for technical leaders, developers, product managers, and anyone interested in how real-time technologies come together to create the magic that gives the metaverse life and makes it feel real for the end user.