NextNav is partnering with echo3D to develop metaverse products

NextNav, a leader in next generation GPS partnered with echo3D, a Cloud platform that is revolutionizing the way 3D, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) content storage and streaming.



NextNav’s will provide echo3D developers with the crucial 3D location data needed to build immersive AR

NextNav’s vertical location service, Pinnacle, will provide echo3D developers with the critical 3D location data required to create immersive AR and VR content built on top of the physical world as part of this cooperation.

The echo3D platform provides over 16,000 developers with the tools. And infrastructure they need to create quicker and lighter 3D, AR, and VR experiences. Moreover, these developers will now be able to produce digital content using NextNav’s industry-leading 3D location technology. Allowing for more immersive and realistic digital content that is related to the physical world.

Developers using echo3D have built cloud-connected games

echo3D can bring virtual experiences to any smartphone, headset, or browser because to its unrivaled ability to convert, compress, and optimize 3D models, animations, and interactive content. Moreover Echo3D has been used by developers to create cloud-connected games, AR ad campaigns, NFT marketplaces, and more.

“Integrating NextNav Pinnacle into our platform will accelerate the development of metaverse-focused environments and experiences”. Said Alon Grinshpoon, echo3D’s co-founder and CEO. To develop immersive mixed-reality experiences, precise positioning capabilities, especially the vertical dimension, are crucial. We’ll continue to work with NextNav to give developers the tools they need to bring the promise of AR, VR, and the metaverse to life.”

NextNav Pinnacle won the award “Unity Verified Solution”

Last year, the NextNav Pinnacle won the award “Unity Verified Solution”. Allowing millions of developers to add vertical location features into any Unity-based application or game. NextNav’s recent achievement in this field is a relationship with echo3D. Illustrating the value of vertical location in the gaming world.

After winning an Epic Megagrant, the firm also released its NextNav Pinnacle SDK for the Unreal Engine, giving even more developers the option to add 3D geolocation to their projects.

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