Web3 domain provider Unstoppable Domains is teaming up with digital avatar creation platform Ready Player Me to make digital identities interoperable in the metaverse.
Ready Player Me allows users to create and transport avatars across various metaverse platforms, including Spatial and Somnium Space. In its partnership with Unstoppable, users can create avatars using Ready Player Me and use them as their profile pictures (PFP).
The streamlined process allows users to connect to an existing Ready Player Me account or upload a photo of themselves to auto-generate an avatar with their likeness.
Users who connect their avatar to their Unstoppable identity will be able to access over 6,000 of Ready Player Me’s applications, games and metaverses, in addition to Unstoppable’s 650 partner apps.
Sandy Carter, senior vice president at Unstoppable Domains, told CoinDesk that integrating Ready Player Me’s avatars into a user’s profile not only bolsters their digital identity but also provides extended access to Web3 technologies.
“Your Unstoppable profile is the center of your digital identity,” said Carter. “With interoperable flows like this, you can envision your avatar becoming the center of your visual identity across all of your favorite metaverses.”
Ready Player Me is also enthusiastic about the partnership’s ability to bring identity to their avatars.
“Thanks to the collaboration with Unstoppable, our users can now claim their Web3 domain and expand their digital identity beyond metaverse platforms,” Timmu Toke, co-founder and CEO of Ready Player Me, told CoinDesk. “They will be able to take advantage of all of the features offered by Unstoppable Domains, creating a single place for presenting their virtual identity.”
In the past year, Unstoppable has expanded its suite of products geared toward making Web3 identities accessible and interoperable. In August, the firm launched a mobile application to streamline access to wallets, dapps and metaverses. In December, the company introduced Etherescan and Polyscan, allowing users to search for Unstoppable Domains addresses on the blockchain data explorers.
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