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Lifelike Digital Avatar Builders

Mint Your Digital Twin with Trace Network Lab's 'Buddy'

— May 16, 2022 — Tech
Web3 startup Trace Network Labs has announced the launch of Buddy, a new metaverse avatar creation tool that enables users to create true-to-life digital twins of themselves. Unlike other Web3 avatar builders, Buddy focuses on recreating a user's exact physical characteristics but in digital form.

What's more, Trace Network Labs will allow its Buddy users to mint their digital avatars on Polygon Blockchain, which features no additional "gas" fees. Users will be able to create their avatars using front-facing photos (selfies), which the company's AI will be able to automatically render into digital models. From there, the digital models will then be stored on Polygon Blockchain as an NFT.

“With the launch of Buddy, we are empowering the residents of metaverses to create fashionable, real-looking, and human-like digital avatars; after all, what you look like and wear, defines you, your lifestyle, and shapes your personality as well," said Sunil Arora, co-founder of Trace Network Labs.

Image Credit: Trace Network Labs
Trend Themes
1. True-to-life Digital Avatars - The focus on recreating an individual's exact physical features creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in industries such as gaming, virtual events, and social media.
2. Blockchain-based Avatar Minting - The ability to mint digital avatars as NFTs on Polygon Blockchain creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in industries such as art, collectibles, and fashion.
3. AI-assisted Avatar Creation - The use of AI to automatically render digital models from front-facing photos creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in industries such as e-commerce, advertising, and education.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming - The use of true-to-life digital avatars can enhance the immersive experience of video games and create new opportunities for personalized gaming experiences.
2. Virtual Events - True-to-life digital avatars can create a more engaging and interactive experience for virtual events such as conferences, concerts, and trade shows.
3. Social Media - True-to-life digital avatars can enhance the personalization and self-expression options available on social media platforms.
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