Meta Horizon Worlds, Horizon Venues: Don’t Stand So Close to My Avatar

The new Personal Boundary feature adds 4 feet of virtual space

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Social distancing has arrived in the metaverse.

Meta said Friday that it added a Personal Boundary feature to Horizon Worlds and Horizon Venues for its Meta Quest 2 virtual reality headsets.

Personal Boundary will make it feel like there is nearly four feet of space between avatars, giving people more personal space in the virtual environment and helping them to avoid unwanted interactions.

Horizon vice president Vivek Sharma explained in a Newsroom post Friday, “A Personal Boundary prevents anyone from invading your avatar’s personal space.



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