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Croquet OS is the First Open Operating System for the Metaverse

PRNewswire May 17 2022

Democratizes Web and Web3 Metaverse Development For 16+ Million JavaScript Developers With Open, Independent, Cross Platform Virtual World Creation

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 17, 2022 –Croquet OS is the first open Metaverse operating system (OS), featuring a bit identical shared virtual machine operating within the browser of any device. It also made available the alpha of its Microverse World Builder, a cross platform virtual world development environment. Based on open, standards-based browser technologies that are cross platform to any device, these products enable web developers to create multiuser Web and Web3 virtual worlds in the Metaverse that can be published anywhere.

Croquet OS is the only open, browser based operating system that unites the web and the Metaverse. The OS loads instantly from any URL or QR code during entry to a virtual world with web, mobile or AR/VR devices. It uses synchronization, live data and persistence services from its globally deployed Croquet Reflector Network to enable ultra low-latency, low-bandwidth shared experiences. Any Metaverse developer can integrate Croquet OS as infrastructure to enable multiuser shared experiences and achieve perfectly synchronized shared social interactions.

Microverse World Builder is a development and deployment environment built on Croquet OS that empowers developers to rapidly deliver interoperable, standards based Web and Web3 virtual worlds. Powerful portal technologies in the IDE allow secure interoperability between one world and another. With Microverse World Builder, developers and designers collaboratively build and iterate on Microverse spaces, which can then be published anywhere.

The Croquet Reflector Network is deployed globally by Croquet and its partners on edge or 5G networks. Croquet Reflector Network is a system of lightweight stateless microservers called reflectors that can be deployed on public or private networks. In the case of 5G networks, reflectors are deployed on the MEC for maximum Metaverse performance. Croquet OS makes every 5G device a portal to the Metaverse and every 5G network an important part of Metaverse infrastructure. Croquet OS delivers latencies as low as 10-15 ms on public networks and 2-5 ms on private networks.

Because Croquet OS is built on open web standards and browser-based technologies, it has equal applicability for Web and Web3 developers. While traditional developers may deploy virtual worlds standalone or to existing and new web properties, Web3 developers can integrate Croquet OS and the Microverse World Builder easily with decentralized blockchain deployments, NFT services, cryptocurrencies and other decentralized Metaverse user experiences.

Croquet OS is available today. Microverse World Builder is in private alpha with ten key customers. Interested developers can join the wait list for the open beta scheduled for June 2022 at croquet.io/beta.

Croquet welcomes partnerships with interactive and advertising agencies, systems integrators, web development shops and Metaverse transformation companies to build Metaverse spaces, worlds and applications on the Croquet OS. For more information, please contact channels@croquet.io. The company also has a special partnership program for 5G and other carriers for unique commercial and infrastructure opportunities. Contact carriers@croquet.io.

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