With over 39,000 employees worldwide, the group will allow its users to view and purchase insurance products on the metaverse platform using real employees as clerks in the virtual world.
According to Yomiuri Shimbun, interested users will be able to interact with the clerks and learn details about each of the products on offer, as well as submit and fill out forms, and even enter into contracts in the metaverse.
The company will place these services on Virtual Akiba World, a metaverse platform that has been built as a digital representation of Japan's famous station and city of Akihabara. On the reason for extending these services to the virtual world, the company stated, “By using the metaverse, we will provide a new customer experience that will reduce the psychological stress of insurance consultations and allow casual consultations and insurance consultations.”
Besides, the company will allow users to take a metaverse flying car training course to help them determine the driving style a consumer prefers, as well as educate them on the benefits that insurance can bring to specific drivers.
The main activity of Tokio Marine is the management of life insurance companies, specialized securities companies, foreign insurance companies.
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