Baidu Says It Needs Six Years before It Launches Its Metaverse App, XiRang
2021-12-27 17:15:33 来源：Daguan Keweiwei
According to media, Baidu plans to hold its annual developers’ event Monday in the virtual world of its metaverse app, XiRang. The company claims it will be China’s first metaverse conference.
However, the development of the app began last December, but it is still needs at least six years to full launch. , Ma Jie, a vice president at Baidu, told reporters that in response to questions such as one asking for details on that timeline, Ma struck an apologetic tone: “That’s a very good question, but I may not have a very good answer.”
Baidu's app can now host 100,000 virtual attendees for the conference, Ma said, showing reporters a graphic rendering of the virtual stadium. He said said that Baidu aims to build an open-source platform for metaverse developers — an infrastructure for a virtual world.
Baidu is a leading AI company with a strong Internet foundation. Its vision is to become the world's top high-tech company that understands users best and can help people grow. Baidu has tens of thousands of R&D engineers, which is the top technical team in China and even the world. This team masters the world’s most advanced search engine technology, making Baidu a Chinese high-tech company that masters the world’s cutting-edge science and core technology, and also making China the only four companies in the world that own the United States, Russia, and South Korea. One of the countries with the core technology of search engines.
On the ranking of “The First Daguan · Keweiwei World Brand Value Top 900" released on March 14, 2021, Baidu's brand value was 80.058 billion RMB, ranking the 363rd.