Jean-Michel Jarre Unveils Cultural Metaversions “Made in France”

“The metaverse is not just a geek thing,” says Jean-Michel Jarre. François BOUCHON/Le Figaro

The musician supports the start-up VRrOOm, which will launch a platform for artists at the end of the year.

Do not leave the development of the meta version in the hands of the United States and China. Several months have passed since then Jean-Michel Jarre warning of the need to make the development of the future of the Internet a matter of European sovereignty – a speech echoed by President Macron. It is therefore natural that the artist linked his name to that of the Perpignan start-up VRrOOm, which announced on Tuesday the development of a French platform dedicated to cultural events. “The idea is to become a meta version of YouTube, a place where we can watch content but also create it with our tools.”explains its founder Louis Cacciuttolo.

The start-up VRrOOm has already collaborated with Jean-Michel Jarre: it was behind several of his virtual concerts, including the one on December 31, 2020. in a reproduction of Notre-Dame (75 million viewers). He also cooperates with France Télévisions (Olympics in Beijing, Roland-Garros). “We use third party platforms like Roblox…

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