Coforge announced the opening of its center of excellence (CoE) for the Metaverse and Web3. The facility will promote inter-disciplinary research and identify various use-cases using the metaverse and its intersection with digital technologies including blockchain, smart contracts, AI, ML, cognitive, data & analytics, and integration with other enterprise systems.
By setting up CoE, Coforge will be looking to be at the forefront of the immersive experience, real-time presence, decentralized control, and possibilities metaverse and Web3 offer.
As part of its metaverse and Web3 plan, the company is looking to train and upskill over 1,000 employees.
“The ability to combine the physical world with the virtual world brings in tremendous opportunities in programming the next internet, content, and experiences from the factory floor to the board room. We are excited to engage with the Metaverse, Web3, and related technologies to tap the countless opportunities for innovation they offer in our core verticals of BFS, Insurance, and Travel & Hospitality and in new verticals like Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Public Sector ,” said Sudhir Singh, CEO, and Executive Director of Coforge.
Leveraging Microsoft technologies, Coforge will be deepening its Mixed Reality offerings. Coforge has already entered into a partnership with industry leaders like Virbela, Hedera and R3 for their Metaverse and Web3 offerings and has more partnerships in the pipeline.
The announcement was made at Coforge’s annual technology conference #TechCon2022, which was held in hybrid mode using the Virbela metaverse platform and demonstrated many use cases in action through booths set up in metaverse.