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 […]
Originally published on Arinsider.co One factor that’s defined the tech world in the past half-decade is privacy reform. There’s been swift backlash to the unchecked era of ad tech, which went into hyperdrive with the advanced targeting capabilities of smartphones, starting around 2007 (read: iPhone). The resulting privacy reform has been taxing for players in […]
Is Meta monopolising the Metaverse? Mark Zuckerberg is being criticised by industry experts for potentially trying to take over the whole virtual reality industry. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently filed a complaint against the tech giant for acquiring Within, the company that produced the VR game Supernatural. The reason behind the case was that […]
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.