(VRfun18) Tencent Cloud & Strange Universe sign MoU to create VR platform

September 14, 2022 – Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, has recently announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Strange Universe Technology, a Singapore-based Web 3.0 company, to explore various opportunities in creating experiences in the virtual world. The agreement will see the two companies work together to create an immersive, integrated, hybrid, and efficient virtual reality (VR) technology platform that will help businesses adapt and thrive in a virtual environment.

Both parties have agreed to collaborate in various areas, potentially integrating Tencent Cloud’s comprehensive virtual world-related products and cloud solutions into Strange Universe’s platform. One of the Tencent Cloud’s offerings available to Strange Universe is the one-stop solution Virtual Interactive Space (VIS), which is based on real-time cloud rendering technology.

According to Tencent Cloud, combined with its Tencent Real Time Communication (TRTC), Game Multimedia Engine (GME), and digital avatar products and services, VIS also provides multi-scene virtual space delivery capabilities covering virtual live broadcasts, virtual conferences, and exhibitions as well as events, among others, enabling businesses to build up various scenario templates.

Prior to the agreement, Tencent Cloud has already provided Strange Universe with a range of IaaS products to support its operations in the virtual world. As a result, the newly signed MoU will help to further strengthen both companies’ relationship and commitment to creating a more immersive and interactive virtual community.

Strange Universe’s event platform combines conference & exhibition event experiences, live concerts & shows, mixed media marketing, & VR/AR & live broadcasts. Their website is even fully compatible as a VR experience.

Commenting on the MoU, Krittee Manoleehagul, Vice President of Tencent Cloud International for Southeast Asia, said: “As the physical and digital spaces emerge, more businesses have started looking to adapt and integrate their services in virtual worlds. Tencent Cloud has always been committed to assisting companies’ digital journeys through virtual world-related products and cloud solutions, and we look forward to working with Strange Universe Technology to open more doors of opportunities in creating a virtual world experience. We also aim to provide support for more companies and organizations as they adapt to the convergence of real-world and virtual realms.”

Edmund Ooi, Chief Executive Officer, Strange Universe Technology, added: “As a Web 3.0 company dedicated to exploring creative ideas in digital identity, practicality and interoperability, we are pleased to be working with Tencent Cloud in building an immersive virtual space. Our goal is to provide an integrated hybrid and efficient virtual reality technology platform, and by leveraging the highly reliable, high-quality and secure solutions of Tencent Cloud, we have taken significant steps towards achieving our mission.”

For more information on Tencent Cloud and its digital transformation technologies for businesses, click here. To find out more about Strange Universe Technology and its Web3.0, AR/VR/MR technology, click here.

Image credit: Tencent Cloud / Strange Universe Technology

Sam Sprigg

Sam is the Founder and Managing Editor of Auganix. With a background in research and report writing, he has been covering XR industry news for the past five years.

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