After Facebook, Jean-Michel Jarre urgently wants "a French metaverse"
The musician, also keen on new technologies, sees it as an issue of cultural sovereignty.
It's no secret that Jean-Michel Jarre is very involved in new technologies. Ambassador of the Russian start-up Sensorium Galaxy, presented last week at the Web Summit in Lisbon, the musician is one of the headliners of this digital universe which wants to offer "high-end" cultural immersive experiences such as exhibitions or shows. virtual reality shows. "We urgently need to create a French metaverse", pleaded Jean-Michel Jarre, while American giants like Facebook but also foreign startups aspire to build the parallel digital universe of the future.
The platform, carried by billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, should be launched at the end of the year. Other artists like DJs David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, or Eric Prydz have already confirmed exclusive concerts. While tech giants, like Facebook, and video game companies, like Fortnite or Roblox, are investing colossal sums to build their own "metaverse", can the Sensorium Galaxy project coexist with such ambitions? “Not only can this coexist but, at the same time, I think we urgently need to create a metaverse, a French virtual reality platform,” insists Jean-Michel Jarre, who sees it as an issue of cultural sovereignty. "Collaborating with Sensorium Galaxy does not exclude that my priority is to be able to achieveautonomy is found in France and in Europe "(...)
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