Helping build safe immersive environments
X Reality Safety Initiative – XRSI – is viewed by many stakeholders as a necessary component of proactively anticipating and addressing the cybersecurity challenges faced by globally dispersed researchers when establishing baseline standards and discovering novel cyber attacks in emerging technologies.
10-15 DECEMBER 2022
A week full of events, ideas, and people
UN-ESCWA becomes the first UN agency to adopt Metaverse Safety Week Global Awareness Campaign: Announced during Arab SME Summit in Amman, Jordan
Amman (Jordan), San Francisco (United States), November 1st, 2022 – A new hope for Human Rights in the Metaverse emerges as the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) adopts Metaverse Safety Week, an annual global awareness campaign led by XR Safety Initiative (XRSI) that brings the world together to safeguard the […]
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Announcement of new partnership to bridge the digital gap between Brussels and Silicon Valley: Friends of Europe and XRSI
Brussels, San Francisco, October 20 – The Extended Reality Safety Initiative (XRSI) is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Friends of Europe, a think tank based in Brussels. The two organizations are joining forces to create a safer, more inclusive and human rights-based metaverse. As the EU Commission continues to pay more attention to […]
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XRSI weighs in on the launch of Meta Quest pro
Meta’s VR Headset Harvests Personal Data Right Off Your Face Originally published at Wired.com In November 2021, Facebook announced it would delete face recognition data extracted from images of more than 1 billion people and stop offering to automatically tag people in photos and videos. A lot of people saw this as a PR tactic […]
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Fostering a healthy research cyberinfrastructure ecosystem
Encouraging policy coordination
Resolving financial barriers to research
Establishing Safety and Ethics standards
The XRSI Privacy and Safety Framework
XR Industry is moving fast, so is the urgency to create standards, guidelines, and awareness for XR stakeholders. Recent news about data, privacy, and safety concerns are growing as the technological advancements take place. To address this urgent XRSI is releasing a novel Privacy and Safety Framework version 1.0.
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The coalition brings together D&I-focused leading organizations to advance diversity and inclusion
within the fields of XR and Cybersecurity.