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 discovery of novel cyber attacks in emerging technologies.
XRSI in the press
On Friday, January 14, al-Hurra TV, the most prominent American channel in Arabic, hosted a discussion in their flagship show, Alhurra Tonight, to discuss the privacy issues in the Metaverse. The show was aired live and it’s publicly available on YouTube. […]
On Thursday, January 13, The Washington Post‘s reporter, Tatum Hunter, published a new article regarding XR and the emersion of the Metaverse and the safety and privacy risks that we must face. The article, Surveillance will follow us into ‘the metaverse,’ and our bodies could be its new data source, focuses on the unprecedented amount […]
CNN Business reporter, Rachel Metz, reached out to XRSI founder and CEO, Kavya Pearlman, to discuss one of the most significant areas of interest for XRSI, the safety of children in the immersive space. As highlighted in the first part of the article, “the headsets are popping up in more homes”. Unfortunately, “several models, including […]
Fostering a healthy research cyberinfrastructure ecosystem
Encouraging policy coordination
Resolving financial barriers to research
Establishing Safety and Ethics standards
XR Data Classification Roundtable
XRSI, supported by Facebook Reality Labs, seeks interest from XR stakeholders, technologists, human rights experts, Philanthropic funds, and civil liberty organizations to be part of the XR Data Classification Roundtable hosted during XR Safety Week ( 6-10 December 2021).
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.