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WIR Group to introduce Indonesia’s metaverse prototype

Jakarta, Indonesia – Local metaverse technology company WIR Group will be introducing a prototype of an Indonesian metaverse by November 2022 as part of the momentum of the 2022 G20 Indonesia Presidency. Through the new metaverse prototype, the company aims to enrich life experiences for individuals, companies, and societies through digital reality solutions covering augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI).

In addition, the metaverse platform being developed by WIR Group will bridge businesses and consumers. It will be the gateway that leads humans to various digital experiences, and at the same time become a platform that can provide new employment opportunities.

As part of the metaverse development, WIR Group has signed partnership agreements with various entities including Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW), retail giant Alfamart, FMCG company Kalbe Nutritionals, Indonesian independent music label Sun Eater, property developers Vasanta and Triniti Land, and many others.

It has also signed a number of memorandum of understandings (MoUs) for cross-sector collaboration to join the metaverse, with partners that include Bank Rakyat Indonesia and Bank Negara Indonesia from the financial sector.

Michael Budi Wirjatmo, president director at WIR Group, said, “The high public enthusiasm for WIR Group, which is reflected in the large number of orders that we received, shows the market’s confidence in the company’s fundamentals and prospects. We will maintain this trust by continuing to develop innovations to provide technology solutions for businesses in various sectors to help them face the challenges of this borderless digital era.”