Xiaomi prepares its entrance to the metaverse with virtual characters or pets that will be “genetically” unique, developed with blockchain technology and that we can care for, dress and train in the purest Pokémon style.
Fraud xiaomi about to present its great project for this decade, which is none other than its first electric car, it seems that the Haidian giant wants to continue diversifying its ways of doing business, looking now to get into this block chain and the metaverse that for many still sound like Mandarin Chinese.
It will not be the first manufacturer to try, as we have already seen how HTC prepared smartphones focused on the metaverseand in fact it is that We do not know how Xiaomi considers its entry into these new marketsbut from Xiaomiui we are already anticipating new related patents.
Apparently, nothing yet about hardware or devices on the exit ramp that are specifically designed for the metaverse or the block chainbut Xiaomi will focus to start in these virtual worlds with a series of software developments related to virtual characterspets or avatars that are already working on in Lei Jun’s company.
Xiaomi’s new virtual characters or pets will be based on ‘blockchain’ technology, they will be very simple to create and will have unique “genetic” sequences to be absolutely different from each other.
The truth is Xiaomi has already made its first steps in the past with the crypto rabbitsthat were withdrawn on March 1, 2022 and whose functionality remained in being a kind of virtual pets with an encrypted and unique structurethat no one could copy, reproduce or modify once our rabbit was created.
In this case, we talk about more complex virtual characterswith which we can play in a similar way to Pokémon having to take care of them and train them, being able to feed them at our discretion, put clothes on them or equip them with accessories and skills most colorful.
According to the details that have emerged in China, it seems that the character creation method will be very simpleit will suffice to provide certain parameters of the image and other aspects to create this virtual character with its unique “genetic” sequence.
We don’t know much more than this, but we all these virtual characters or pets will be different from each other as if they were living beings, powered from their base by technology block chain Y surely serving as entertainment for users of Xiaomi mobiles, with the potential even to provide a part “living” to the smart mobile assistant.
Obviously For now it’s all speculation and it will be months or years before we see something like that, but Xiaomi is also taking small steps to enter the metaverse… Interesting!