Seattle, Washington, 1st February, 2023, Chainwire
Peer at present introduced the hiring of a specialist crew of engineers from Zenly to develop its AI-powered 3D maps. The crew, identified in tech circles by its codename “Wonka,” developed Zenly’s modern 3D social maps platform that grew to greater than 160 million downloads worldwide and 35 million day by day energetic customers in 2022.
“Zenly customers adored its polished and pleasant options,” defined Tony Tran, Founder & CEO of Peer Inc. “We’re big followers as nicely, and we look ahead to working with the Wonka crew to recreate that magic and take it to the subsequent degree.”
With this acquisition, the corporate will be capable to fast-track the event of its gamified social community, “Peer.” The extremely anticipated app might be obtainable on each iOS and Android in Q2 2023.
“We now have an aggressive roadmap to ship the options that Zenly customers liked in an all-new platform they may rave about” stated Milan Bulat, Wonka’s former lead engineer and now Peer’s Head of Maps. “Peer will utterly rework the way in which individuals expertise their world.”
Peer is revolutionizing social networking by integrating AI, AR, and blockchain know-how into a novel, planet-scale 3D map that delivers a game-like, immersive social expertise. Core to the app is the power for customers to assemble their private “locations graph,” a map of individuals, locations, and reminiscences, making it simple for day-to-day navigation, revisiting reminiscences in real-world places, and discovering new worlds shared by others.
“Our 3D maps sit on the intersection of the digital and bodily worlds, enabling customers to entry each concurrently,” stated Tran. “We see it as a globally linked expertise. This is a chance to create an thrilling new world and produce again the emotional connection and sense of belonging that has been stripped from at present’s social networks.”
Peer has launched peerclub.com to permit former Zenly customers and early adopters to safe their usernames for the upcoming app launch. By doing so, they can even achieve early entry to unique rewards, secret strikes, unlocks, and different participating gamified options.
To study extra about Peer Inc. and Peer’s ecosystem, go to peer.inc.
About Peer Inc.
Peer Inc. is a social media firm centered on constructing the social community of the longer term. The corporate is creating a variety of modern merchandise that mix cutting-edge applied sciences like blockchain, augmented actuality, synthetic intelligence and pc imaginative and prescient to permit individuals to see, share and work together in thrilling new methods. To study extra, please go to peer.inc and comply with Peer Inc. on Twitter @peerglobal.
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