However convincing people to pay for the service when they could stick with tried and tested traditional methods may prove difficult.
More and more people these days are turning to online dating to find the love of their life.
Practically everyone knows a couple who met via online dating, but conversely everyone has heard a dating disaster tale, and for every happy couple there are lots of hilarious, embarrassing or expensive tales of dating hell.
Weopia allows singles to meet each other in an experiential virtual environment that allows a more meaningful experience than email or text chat, whilst also experiencing less cost, time, stress and risk.
Users select an avatar and arrange a date from a multitude of date environments in the 3D virtual world.
The dating industry is estimated to be worth about $1 billion in both the UK and the USA, making it the third highest grossing industry after video games and digital music.