Hyundai Is Building a Factory in the Metaverse, Here’s Why


The metaverse is expanding and companies are finding more and more ways to use this new ecosystem. Some are even trying to enhance their real-world abilities by using the Metaverse. Hyundai Motor Company is also taking a new step in this direction by partnering with Unity, a platform built to create and operate real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Hyundai plans to set up a meta-factory with the help of Unity.

Under this new partnership, Hyundai will make Unity a strategic partner of Hyundai. The MoU pertains to the fields of smart manufacturing, AI training and study as well as autonomous driving simulation.


How can a factory built in the metaverse help a real company?

According to Hyundai’s Meta-Factory concept, the company will have a digital twin of a real factory. This factory will be built within a Metaverse platform. The introduction of the Meta-Factory would allow Hyundai to conduct factory testing virtually. This will help them calculate optimized plant operations, and enable plant managers to resolve problems without having to physically visit the plant.

other reason

Apart from Meta Factory, Hyundai will also use a real-time 3D and virtual platform. It will be aimed at services in sales, marketing and customer experience for Hyundai customers. Under the Metaverse platform, consumers will be able to test and connect various solutions digitally.

Hyundai plans to apply the meta-factory concept to the HMGICS facility first. Due for completion at the end of 2022, HMGICS will study a number of advanced technologies and mobility services.

President Chi said, “HMGICS will become a manufacturing innovation “game changer” through this world-class meta-factory collaboration,” and HMGICS will lead the way in future innovation by introducing a variety of technologies that will drive innovation through human-centered value chain innovation. will change the mobility paradigm. ,

Hyundai has announced that it will also pursue active partnership opportunities with other global companies such as Microsoft to further accelerate the progress of the “smart factory”.

“Real-time Digital Twins will permanently change how we live, work, shop and have a positive impact on our planet, often referred to as the Metaverse,” said John Ricitillo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said. , Unity. “Hyundai’s vision for the future, including the digital twin of factory operations, represents a significant technological step forward in manufacturing with its unlimited potential in efficiency.”

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