The Metaverse is the next generation of the internet. People will enjoy more immersive and interactive experiences within digital spaces, be it for shopping, or undertaking business meetings; it can provide new opportunities for education, employment, gaming, or socializing with friends.
The Metaverse is still in the first design stages; there is an increasing awareness of the need to build more diverse and inclusive virtual worlds with immense responsibility to ensure accessibility for all users.
About the Author: Nabil Eid, Chief Strategy Officer Billion Strong. Nabil has held several positions and worked with numerous NGOs, civil society networks, UN agencies, governments, private sector, and grassroots organizations to successfully create positive change at global, regional, and national levels.
With 20+ years of experience in disability inclusion strategies and ICT4D marginalized communities. Providing counseling, research, evaluation & monitoring, and ICT accessibility solutions and assistive technology services. Author of 8 books about disability inclusion and ICT accessibility