Datasonic Group Bhd a security-related integrated ICT solutions provider in Malaysia, has entered into a MOU with Meta Doers World Holding Bhd, to jointly facilitate the venture into the Metaverse education platform business. Datasonic executive chairman, Abu Hanifah Noordin said, “This collaboration marks Datasonic’s foray into the Metaverse focusing on education. As part of the MOU, we will be setting up a joint venture company to facilitate this development. For the first stage, our plan is to tap into the education platform industry in Malaysia across the governmental, primary, secondary and tertiary education sector, and training agencies.” He added that Datasonic could be one of the first publicly listed companies to tap into the Metaverse with a focus on education. The development is also part of the Group’s aspiration to expand to other countries where it is said that demand for online education through the Metaverse is on the uptrend.
According to a report by McKinsey & Company, investment in Metaverse globally more than doubled to US$120 billion (RM527.712 billion) as of June 2022 from US$51 billion (RM224.277 billion) in 2021.
Meta Doers World is part of Doers Education Group (DEG), a specialist in online and offline education. It also specialises in metaverse’s project consultancy as well as advisory services through the metaverse platform focusing on six 6 business sectors: education, health, food, entertainment, energy and shelter industry.
With more than 24 years of experience in the education and training industry, Meta Doers World is said to be one of the top 10 companies in the industry, in China. The company has a presence in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Canada.
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