Virtual reality and education. VR, AR, mixed reality

Virtual Reality and Education

New technology is changing the education system in more ways than you think. From the classroom to in-home learning opportunities, students today have access to amazing online tools that allow them to explore, create and succeed like never before. The education system...
Dating apps in the metaverse

Dating in the Metaverse

Dating apps? Nah! The metaverse is full of people looking for love! If you're single, you've probably already noticed that the pandemic upended the way we meet people and date. The rise of online dating apps like Tinder and Bumble is a testament to this fact. But...
Union Avatars Open Call Designers

Union Avatars launch an Open Call for digital fashion designers 

The contest will start on the 8th of November The designers will deliver their most creative proposals to clothe realistic avatar models The first prize will win $1,000 and free commission during the first year in the company’s marketplace At Union Avatars, we are not...
How to convert GLB to VRM

How to convert GLB to VRM

We have created this guide to help you convert your GLB file to VRM.  This is a two-step process. First, we convert our GLB file to FBX, and then the FBX file to VRM. The very first thing we need is the specific Blender Software to convert our avatar to FBX. You can...
Digital Identities in the Metaverse through Avatars 1

Digital Identities in the Metaverse through Avatars

The metaverse is not a futuristic concept anymore. It’s a reality. 2023 presents itself bearing advancements in the field of virtual worlds. In the coming years, our lives will not only be defined or conditioned for what we can touch, smell or feel and neither will...
Union Avatars Partnership Droyz (2)

Droyz & Union Avatars Announce Avatar Maker Partnership

Union Avatars' Style Converter Meets Droyz Toys Droyz is the first European company to design and manufacture customisable collectible vinyl figures with an impact on the metaverse and web 3.0.   Droyztoys is a PHIGITAL product, a hybrid that links...
Union Avatars Mobile World Congress Las Vegas 2022

Union Avatars participating at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas

Union Avatars will offer 3D Realistic Avatars to MWC Las Vegas 2022 attendees Next destination set: Las Vegas, United States. The city of lights and glamour —headquarters of the Mobile World Congress Las Vegas— will host for the first time the Mobile World Capital...
Union Avatars funding round

Union Avatars x Inveready x Fi Group: announcing our EUR 1.2M funding round

Union Avatars is now taking a further step toward Web3, namely the integration of Metaverse avatars onto the blockchain The Metaverse is an extension of our physical world, where we live and choose who we want to be. We envision a future of connected worlds where you...
Avatars and Video Games: The Next Evolution. Vr, AR and the metaverse

Avatars and Video Games: The Next Evolution

Large video game companies are investing in the digital identity of their users. What means avatar? In Hindi, avatar refers to the body through which a god manifests himself among mortals on Earth. But in today’s society, when one hears the word avatar, it is...
Web3 & the Metaverse. Union Avatars. Avatar maker for the metaverse and web3.

Web3 & the Metaverse

What’s the difference between Web 1.0, 2.0 and Web3? It’s been already over 30 years since the Web was created. In the beginning, was decentralized and in complete chaos with unorganized information. Over the decades this tendency has changed and now users complain...
Virtual Reality and Education

Virtual Reality and Education

New technology is changing the education system in more ways than you think. From the classroom to in-home learning opportunities, students today have access to amazing online tools that allow them to explore, create and succeed like never before. The education system...

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Dating in the Metaverse

Dating in the Metaverse

Dating apps? Nah! The metaverse is full of people looking for love! If you're single, you've probably already noticed that the pandemic upended the way we meet people and date. The rise of online dating apps like Tinder and Bumble is a testament to this fact. But...

read more
How to convert GLB to VRM

How to convert GLB to VRM

We have created this guide to help you convert your GLB file to VRM.  This is a two-step process. First, we convert our GLB file to FBX, and then the FBX file to VRM. The very first thing we need is the specific Blender Software to convert our avatar to FBX. You can...

read more
Digital Identities in the Metaverse through Avatars

Digital Identities in the Metaverse through Avatars

The metaverse is not a futuristic concept anymore. It’s a reality. 2023 presents itself bearing advancements in the field of virtual worlds. In the coming years, our lives will not only be defined or conditioned for what we can touch, smell or feel and neither will...

read more
Droyz & Union Avatars Announce Avatar Maker Partnership

Droyz & Union Avatars Announce Avatar Maker Partnership

Union Avatars' Style Converter Meets Droyz Toys Droyz is the first European company to design and manufacture customisable collectible vinyl figures with an impact on the metaverse and web 3.0.   Droyztoys is a PHIGITAL product, a hybrid that links...

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Union Avatars participating at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas

Union Avatars participating at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas

Union Avatars will offer 3D Realistic Avatars to MWC Las Vegas 2022 attendees Next destination set: Las Vegas, United States. The city of lights and glamour —headquarters of the Mobile World Congress Las Vegas— will host for the first time the Mobile World Capital...

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Avatars and Video Games: The Next Evolution

Avatars and Video Games: The Next Evolution

Large video game companies are investing in the digital identity of their users. What means avatar? In Hindi, avatar refers to the body through which a god manifests himself among mortals on Earth. But in today’s society, when one hears the word avatar, it is...

read more
Web3 & the Metaverse

Web3 & the Metaverse

What’s the difference between Web 1.0, 2.0 and Web3? It’s been already over 30 years since the Web was created. In the beginning, was decentralized and in complete chaos with unorganized information. Over the decades this tendency has changed and now users complain...

read more
Union Avatars join the Metaverse Standards Forum

Union Avatars join the Metaverse Standards Forum

Union Avatars join the Metaverse Standards Forum to promote interoperability The newly created Metaverse Standards Forum is a governing organization with the objective of promoting agreement on the needs and specifications for Metaverse interoperability standards. The...

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5 Metaverse Platforms You should Watch in 2022

5 Metaverse Platforms You should Watch in 2022

Metaverses like Second Life or Habbo exists since the beginning of the internet. The metaverse is a virtual space where people interact with their avatars. The Blockchain and NFT technologies have transformed the metaverse and allow users to go forward, thanks to the...

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The Metaverse, a $678 billion Business

The Metaverse, a $678 billion Business

All the indicators point to the metaverse being a USD 678 billion profitable business by 2030 The metaverse is currently one of the biggest market trends in the world, largely due to the adoption it has been given by multiple companies around the world, such as Nike,...

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5 Fashion Brands Marketing in the Metaverse

5 Fashion Brands Marketing in the Metaverse

Covid 19 pandemic, has been the catalyst for many companies to make a dramatic shift toward digital transformation over the past two years. In light of the boom of metaverse popularity, companies don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to join this new tech wave and...

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Union Avatars Joins Outlier Ventures’ Polkadot Base Camp

Union Avatars Joins Outlier Ventures’ Polkadot Base Camp

Union Avatars will create standards for avatars and identities to be portable across worlds We’re excited to announce that Union Avatars has officially joined Polkadot Base Camp, Outlier Ventures web3 accelerator program focused on supporting teams in the metaverse...

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Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs), an Overal Picture

Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs), an Overal Picture

NFTs are on everyone’s lips and no wonder why. This kind of blockchain inversion is getting popular and we are here to explain what is it and where it comes from. What is an NFT? NFTs or Non Fungible Tokens are digital assets certified by blockchain technology. Any...

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5 Industries Disrupted by Virtual Reality

5 Industries Disrupted by Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality generally refers to those 3D computer-generated spaces created online, that allow people to dive into any kind of immersive environment. Virtual Reality has been historically associated with video games, virtual worlds, immersive backgrounds or...

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March 2022 Overview Union Avatars

March 2022 Overview Union Avatars

We had such an amazing and frenetic month! We started in March at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Union Avatars presented its futuristic Oval Booth. This installation allows users to create their realistic avatar in 15 seconds. The reception and feedback were...

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AI: Everyday Uses and Future Implications

AI: Everyday Uses and Future Implications

How does AI affect our daily lives and what will be its evolution? Artificial Intelligence is not something out of a science fiction movie anymore, it is present in our everyday lives. In this post, we give you some examples of its use. AI is integrated with our daily...

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Realistic Avatars and the Metaverse

Realistic Avatars and the Metaverse

Realistic Avatars are blurring the lines between the physical and the virtual worlds, but why? Avatars are not new. Gamers have used them for decades in video games. The pixelated bodies we had in the 80s have given way to realistic avatars like the ones we create in...

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Vtubers: are they taking over YouTube?

Vtubers: are they taking over YouTube?

Vtubers, shorthand for virtual Youtubers, are digital content creators and streamers. Discover where they come from, how much money they make and much more! Vtubers content revolves around a computer-generated fictional character, normally inspired by anime. The...

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How AR & VR are shaping tourism and travel

How AR & VR are shaping tourism and travel

The way we travel, and interact with museums, art or monuments is changing. Augmented Reality technologies are reshaping the meaning of tourism. Cultural tourism moves most people around the world. Especially those cities with heritage value, with monuments and...

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The 5 best full body avatar creators

The 5 best full body avatar creators

This is our selection of several full-body avatar makers you can find on the internet. Which one would you like to use? For the last 15 years, we have seen a huge evolution on the internet regarding social media. We have created a digital version of ourselves and...

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Who will I be in the metaverse?

Who will I be in the metaverse?

The Metaverse: Virtual identities for the next digital revolution Union Avatars & IED Barcelona In this post, we are going to try to explain to you what is the metaverse. These past weeks, since Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook will be renamed META we have been...

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5 super ideas you can do with our avatars

5 super ideas you can do with our avatars

Discover everything you can do with your realistic Union Avatar in different virtual worlds and even in real life Since we have started generating photorealistic avatars, we have not stopped discovering new platforms where it is possible to upload your own avatar to...

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How to add blendshapes to a VRM Avatar

How to add blendshapes to a VRM Avatar

New tutorial to learn how to add blendshapes to your VRM Avatar through Unity. It is very easy if you follow these steps Before starting to add blendshapes to your avatar, it is necessary to have a VRM model of your avatar. You can check our post How to convert FBX to...

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How to use LIV with your own avatar

How to use LIV with your own avatar

Install and use your avatar in LIV VR is really easy and quick to do. Watch our video and follow the steps to achieve Before starting with the installation of your custom avatar to LIV, make sure that you have the LIV software installed in your Steam account. In case...

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Upload your avatar to Somnium Space using Unity

Upload your avatar to Somnium Space using Unity

This is the step-by-step guide that shows you how to upload your avatar to Somnium Space using Unity In case you don’t have yet, create here your 3D avatar from a selfie For this guide, we will use the Unity 2019.2.4f1 version:...

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How to convert FBX to VRM model

How to convert FBX to VRM model

In this guide, you can learn how to get a VRM model from an FBX file using Unity To get the VRM model file we will need Unity, knowing that we open the program and create a new 3D project. 1- We start by importing UniVRM package (download here), we will select...

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How to upload an Avatar to VRChat

How to upload an Avatar to VRChat

This is the step-by-step guide that shows you how to upload an avatar to VRChat from Unity Software Make sure you are using the right Unity version (Unity 2019.4.29f1.) to be able to upload your avatar to VRChat. Register on VRChat and Download the SDK3 Avatars from...

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