JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information wants to further the development of the Indonesian version of Metaverse.
One of the manifestations of Indonesia's existence in the world of the Metaverse will be shown by the WIR Group. This creative business group will present the Indonesian version of Metaverse at the G20 main event where Indonesia holds the 2022 Presidency.
“Metaverse Indonesia has begun to form from the sector whose user ecosystem is most adaptive to adopting digital innovation. This will also continue to evolve and be used by the wider community. Of course, this development uses resources, connectivity, and all elements of informatics in Indonesia, and involves various companies that have focused on developing it," said Minister of Communications and Informatics Johnny G Plate in Jakarta in an official press release of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology quoted on Saturday (January 15, 2022).
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In the same press release, it is stated that the WIR Group will invite global companies, such as Meta (Facebook) and Microsoft as hardware developers, such as augmented glasses and virtual reality. This government-private and inter-company collaboration plan are expected to be able to pioneer the Indonesian version of the metaverse that can provide benefits to the Indonesian people in the digital era.
WIR Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Budi is optimistic that domestic human resources are able to develop metaverse technology.
"Because massive support from the government will greatly affect developers in various sectors of life. In a relatively short time, the vision of rapidly developing the metaverse technology sector in Indonesia can be realized," he said.