Baidu gears up for imminent metaverse app launch

Chinese tech giant Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is not looking to be left out on the metaverse race. The company has officially begun internal testing of its first metaverse-based app called XiRang…

The conference is China’s first metaverse conference and will hold via the metaverse platform XiRang.

Dubbed the “land of hope,” the metaverse app will host up to 100,000 people in a 3D virtual environment. Participants will be able to interact with others and explore the iconic features of places like the Shaolin Temple and the Sanxingdui Museum during the three-day event. Meanwhile, the metaverse conference has one main forum and 20 sub forums.

Baidu aims to unveil its technological advances and applications in areas like artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation, biocomputing, quantum computing, and autonomous driving. Developers and creators from all over the world are invited to participate in the conference.