Updated: Nov 24
Luru-Bangalore's Metaverse to be unveiled today at the Tech Summit 2022
An immersive virtual rendition of the city of Bengaluru - modeled on the streets, hubs, hotspots that make the city truly unique.
Luru is envisioned to cover all of Bangalore in a phased fashion. Built for, by and with the citizens of this uniquely amazing city - Namma Bengaluru. The city of Bangalore is defining the technological prowess of India on a global scale, and Luru is a celebration of this with the city officially entering the Metaverse.
Luru’s aim is to unify the digital presence of Bengaluru in a modern avatar - the metaverse.
The launch of Bangalore’s very own Metaverse is set to give a push to the tech city as well as India as global leaders in the 25th Bangalore Tech Summit (BTS) 2022 which is to be held in the city from November 16-18.
The #Metaverse launch covers a section of Bangalore's vibrant Church Street with virtual stores, concert halls, public art and spaces, and even an auto-rickshaw to navigate various of the city. The aim of the launch is to unify the digital presence of Bengaluru in a modern avatar.
At the silver jubilee of the Tech Summit, the largest of its kind event in Asia, Bangalore City's Metaverse " Luru " - an immersive virtual rendition of the city of Bengaluru - modeled on the streets, hubs, and hotspots that make the city unique, will be unveiled.
The immersive experience of Luru will be accessible directly from the web browsers on mobile phones, desktops, and headsets.
Hombale Films (the production house behind Kantara& KGF), Manish Malhotra, Third Wave Coffee, Souled Store, and the Embassy Group have signed up as launch partners for Luru.
"In addition to touring the Hombale office, we are also launching virtual experiences based on the worlds of Kantara and KGF, our blockbuster projects in Luru. Watch out for an amazing welcome to Luru from RishabhShetty as well," says ChaluveGowda, Director of Hombale Film Studios.
"Luru is a vibrant reflection of the city of Bangalore, and the plurality of experiences this wondrous city has to offer. Luru is bringing next-generation experiences and discovery to our increasingly online lives," says UtsavMathur, Founder, and CEO, GMetri, the Metaverse platform that is powering Luru.
The immersive experience of Luru will be accessible directly from the browser on mobile phones, desktops, and headsets.
#GMetri is an easy-to-use no-code XR platform to create, share and track immersive experiences. Your imagination is the only limit. Anyone can make these modules with the no-code authoring toolkit, and track performance with leaderboards and analytics.
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