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Bangalore International Airport Ltd. (BIAL), the operator of Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru (BLR Airport), announced the first phase of the ‘BLR Metaport’ on Tuesday. According to a BIAL statement, with this new launch, BLR Airport’s T2 becomes one of the world’s first terminals that can be experienced on the metaverse. The BLR Metaport, created in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Polygon, provides an immersive, three-dimensional (3D) virtual experience of BLR Airport’s newly opened Terminal 2.

After Bangalore International Airport Limited, the KIA’s operator, announced the first phase launch of the BLR Metaport on Tuesday, the Kempegowda International Airport’s Terminal-2 became one of the world’s first terminals that can be experienced on the metaverse.

“Interested travellers and the general public can log on to www.Blrmetaport.Com and use their smart devices to virtually tour and navigate the new state-of-the-art terminal,” it said. The BLR Metaport is the result of the Joint Innovation Centre (JIC), which BIAL, AWS, and Intel announced in April 2022. “The JIC is dedicated to accelerating the development and adoption of digital solutions in aviation.”

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“The mission of the JIC for BIAL is to leverage emerging technologies to build new business models and passenger experiences, as well as to be at the forefront of technology innovation in India’s commercial aviation,” according to the statement.

 

The BLR Metaport is intended to provide travellers with a more enhanced digital experience. According to the announcement, a 3D interface will provide customers with new ways to interact with the airport, such as checking into flights, navigating terminals, shopping, and social aspects such as connecting with other passengers.

“This is our first foray into the world of Web3 and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and we aim to delight travellers with a unique, immersive, and virtual experience,” said Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at BIAL.

 

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