This Section identifies the functionalities of the services that enable humans to discover the information the need in a Metaverse Instance or in a specified group of Metaverse Instances.
This subsection identifies and defines the Functionalities related to Information Discovery.
|Title||8.1.1 Information collection|
|Description||A Metaverse Manager or Operator collects, organises, and makes available to a Discovery Service Provider Users information about the Environments in their Metaverse Instance.|
|Comment||This is a function similar to the one provided by today’s search engines.|
|Title||8.1.2 Search API|
|Description||A Metaverse Environment exposes API enabling a search engine to access the Environment’s Metadata.|
|Comment||This requires the specification of Environment Metadata such as content, events, services etc. offered, the type of Interoperability, the hardware functionalities required to access the content, free or pay, etc.|
|Title||8.1.3 Entity Search|
|Description||Users can search for any type of Entities in one or more Metaverse Instances.|
|Comment||A User can search for a particular NFT with attached conditions.|
|Area||8. Information search|
|Title||8.1.4 Global Metaverse Search|
|Description||A User requests a Discovery Service Provider to discover an Entity, based on Rights acquired in Metaverse Environments or Instances.|
|Comments||The User can specify their discovery requests by giving:
1.1. Verbal description
1.2. Exemplary Entity
2. Search range
2.1. Verbal description
2.2. List of Instances/Environments to be searched.
This subsection identifies and defines the Functionalities related to Recommendations.
|Description||A Metaverse Environment notifies Users about potentially interesting Metaverse Experiences.|
|Comment||A User has subscribed to a notification Service that notifies them of specific Events.|