00:08 — Meta is currently developing a digital voice assistant to help people interact hands-free with objects in the Metaverse.
00:22 — This feature is being developed for augmented reality glasses. It’s currently being tested on Meta’s Portal video-calling device.
00:40 — The application aims to enable the AI to learn through augmented reality glasses, which hasn’t been done before. Meta’s digital voice assistant is different from existing ones, such as Alexa or Siri. For instance, the AI will learn in the same way that humans do.
01:05 — The role of AI within the Metaverse will be essential. It’s going to be able to make sense of the vast amount of digital information occurring.
01:37 — There are many other applications of AI in the Metaverse. For example, automatic translations can enable users to speak with other users from all over the world without compromising the experience.
02:01 — By mitigating confrontational situations, AI can help vulnerable people stay safe in the Metaverse. While there are many good applications for AI, there can be many bad applications, too without governance.
02:30 — Wihtout proper governance, fraudsters could easily deploy AI avatars to defraud users through realistic, human-like interactions. This is just one possibility. These types of situations can be avoided through careful governance.
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