HIKKY Co., Ltd. (Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Yasushi Funakoshi) joins the Metaverse Standards Forum hosted by The Khronos Group Inc. (Location: Oregon, USA, President: Neil Trevett).
With the mission of "Creative Revolution," HIKKY has been operating the VR event, Virtual Market, attended by over 1 million people from around the world since its establishment in 2018. HIKKY has branched into businesses such as the development of Vket Cloud, an engine that enables anyone to create their own Metaverse space without any apps, as well as consulting services that guide and support entry into the VR/AR field.
In addition, HIKKY is working on the Parareal World Project, which aims to recreate 100 cities around the world in a Metaverse space. Cities such as Shibuya, Akihabara, Osaka, and New York have already been recreated. Based on its extensive experience, HIKKY aspires to contribute to the standardization and development of a global open Metaverse by joining the Metaverse Standards Forum.
About VR firm HIKKY
-Create a world where the value of creativity is widely recognized-
HIKKY Co., Ltd. is a VR firm that creates an open metaverse where anyone can create and access freely. With notable creators who lead the industry as our members, HIKKY provides VR services such as highly unique Metaverse solutions including Vket Cloud, plan and operate Metaverse events, and provide consulting services that support business entry into the VR/AR field. HIKKY aims to develop the living, economic, and cultural spheres of the virtual world and create a society where all creative people can live more freely and abundantly.
The world’s largest VR event, Virtual Market, hosted by HIKKY has acquired a Guinness World Record™ in 2021. In addition, HIKKY won first place in the marketing category of the “AIXR International VR AWARDS” and the highest award in Japan’s “XR CREATIVE AWARD 2020.”
CEO: Yasushi Funakoshi
Headquarters: 4F, Mitomi Building, 1-20-22 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0013, Japan
Established: May 1, 2018