XRSPACE, Agora, Pico and Rokid Deliver PartyOn - the World’s First Music Metaverse - to Greater China Markets
Taipei (January 20, 2022) XRSPACE - pioneers of virtual reality and the Metaverse - has launched PartyOn, its music performance metaverse, in Greater China Markets. Its 2022 roadmap adds features including support on AR and smartphone/tablet devices, allowing PartyOn to become the first-ever VR, AR and mobile cross-platform musical virtual experience. Built on the foundations of ultra-low latency acoustics, multi-user presence, and real-time social interactions and additional cross-device support, PartyOn delivers hyper-real online music performances to the upcoming 5G metaverse era.
PartyOn to Partner with Agora, Pico and Rokid in Greater China Expansion
Launching on January 20, 2022 in the Greater China region, PartyOn ,supports hundreds of licensed hits in Mandarin, and other languages. Avialable on the Pico Neo VR HMD series, the Rokid Air AR Glasses series, the XRSPACE MANOVA VR HMD and the Meta Quest VR HMD series, PartyOn is bringing the music metaverse to wherever users may be.
“XRSPACE is devoted to pioneering metaverse experiences in the Web 3.0 era, making them more accessible to everyday users,”said Peter Chou, XRSPACE Founder. “We are excited to partner with Agora, Pico, and Rokid in this first step towards building a wider metaverse for the music industry, with more wondrous experiences to be shared in the future.”
Agora to Infuse Content Portfolio Through Its MetaKTV Karaoke Solution
Leading video, voice and live interactive streaming platform Agora is partnering with XRSPACE in enabling more interactive virtual spaces. It’s MetaKTV solution will provide more than 17,000 licensed music videos, including popular songs from Mandarin singers as well as TikTok hits.
“To synchronize virtual singing and dancing in a fluid and seamless manner is the ultimate challenge for PartyOn,”said Chiyang Huang, PartyOn General Manager. “We are glad to provide a unique ultra-low latency solution which combines Agora’s products and PartyOn’s own technology,melding music, vocals, and body movement in silk-smooth synchronization. Enhanced by 5G network services, this delivers real social presence to users across the world.”
Using software algorithms, Agora’s MetaKTV offers spherical spatial audio that strengthens interactivity and immersion . By imitating the acoustic structure of the human head, this solution provides VR users with enhanced spatial perception and 3D positioning while their avatars traverse virtual spaces, perfectly representing the way that sound is experienced in real-life. .
XRSPACE is Pushing for Metaverse Accessibility Through Mass Market Devices
Offering metaverse solutions made accessible through everyday devices such as VR, AR, smartphones and tablets, XRSPACE provides virtual entry-points through 5G networks with no hardware limitations. Rolling out in February 2022, PartyOn and its partners will be hosting a series of virtual events including seasonal festivities and metaverse singing contests.
PartyOn for Pico Neo and Rokid Air series devices are currently in closed beta and will be released on app stores after Chinese New Year 2022.
XRSPACE is the company pioneering the next generation of social reality through XR in the metaverse. Founded by former CEO of HTC Peter Chou in 2017, XRSPACE seeks to change how people connect, work, and play - bringing people closer together without the limitations of physical boundaries.
After five years of development, XRSPACE released the cross-device and cross-platform XRSPACE MANOVA headset and virtual reality world in May 2020, followed by complementary apps PartyOn and GOXR in 2021. XRSPACE offers a platform that is much more than an app store. A virtual world where people can connect, socialize, collaborate or have fun with friends, and fully immerse themselves in virtual spaces that are contextual, familiar and expandable.
Founded in 2014, Agora is the leading and pioneer of global Real-Time Interactive RTE-PaaS Cloud. Powered 50Bn+ minutes per month (in 2021 Q1) of real-time video and voice engagement through 372,000 Apps registered worldwide in September 2021. Developers can create multiple real-time video and voice engagement scenarios within 30 mins through simple APIs. 200+ scenarios and 20+ industries are covered, including social live streaming, online education, games, VR/AR/IoT, insurance, telehealth, and team collaboration.
Agora’s real-time interactive technologies and services cover all regions globally, and provide technical and operational support locally. Agora APIs are widely adopted by giants, unicorns and startups such as Xiaomi, Momo, Bilibili, New Oriental Education & Technology Group, TAL, The Meet Group, Bunch to build in-app real time communications.
Established in 2014, Rokid specializes in the research and product development
of Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence. With its mission of “leave
nobody behind”, Rokid provides the extreme user experience, superior products,
consumer and robust enterprise solutions for development communities.
Founded in 2015, with operations in the United States, Europe, China and Japan, Pico develops innovative VR solutions which enable users to experience the best in VR and Interactive CGI experiences.