An avatar for all metaverses. Talk3 has launched a € 2.5 million ICO to allow companies to be identified by the same behavior, where they virtualize themselves.
Since the presentation Zuckerberg gave in October 2021, the term metaverse has been at the center of conversations. Many companies are trying to imagine the use of tomorrow within these 3D universes. Talk3, a young French shoot founded by Amaury Delloye and Antoine Créhalet, wants to allow companies and individuals to tell their avatars in the metaverse. unsaon? By creating a customized digital twin, both visually and audibly, to provide the full -clock sales service of the metaverse.
Founded in 2022, Talk3 is a “no code” platform for creating audio, text, video, 3D meta assistant gifts that allow live or scripted conversations. The company announced on June 8 the official launch on August 1 of its ICO with the aim of raising 2.5 million euros. Operation began on June 1, 2022 with the opening of the whitelist and announced by Talk3 through its internal networks. Nearly 200 people have already pre-booked, allowing them to start collecting the equivalent of more than 110,000 euros in pledges.
Talk3’s promise to companies is to be able to multiply to achieve efficiency. “We need to multiply each of us in multiple metaverse and above all to ensure a 24-hour presence in stores, to answer questions, to open everyone up by controlling all languages and above all. as much as possible, by speaking “, explained Amaury Delloye.
For him, the purpose here is not to recreate an experience similar to chatbots or to replace human relationships but to gain effectiveness by using voice as a means of communication to exchange a avatar as usual conversation. . “The existence of the avatar makes it possible to speed up conversations, to increase their number and therefore tenfold the number of exchanges, meetings, receptions, productivity, sales or service” he explains.
To achieve this, the company is working to design a code-free platform to purchase an existing avatar or create it using a simple video. The virtual character can use a human voice that can be personalized by its creator. To design this solution, the founders of Talk3 can rely on the technology component developed by adn.ai, a structure that specializes in interactive advertising.
In terms of content, avatar reactions and responses are logically customizable. To save users time, Talk3 will download predefined question-and-answer databases by sector, such as a WordPress template. For example, a company that sells shoes might use frequently asked questions and then tailor the answers as appropriate, on topics such as size guidance, return policy, and so on.
Regarding the revenue model, usage is paid according to the number of conversations. Target customer profiles will vary because Talk3 hopes to convince private and public companies but also associations, the self-employed and individuals.
Finally, it is also up to the creators of the avatars that the startup seeks to trust to improve its solution to potential customers. The platform is intended to be cross-metaverse, with avatars intended to be found in a variety of 3D universes, from Roblox to the Sandbox via Horizon Worlds (Meta).
While the metaverse market is estimated to be over $ 1 trillion, the Talk3 co-founder admits it will take time for these new 3D conversation experiences to hit the mainstream. As Manfred Mantschev, former director of blockchain activities at Atari and advisor to Talk3, explains, “there’s a lot more experimentation and now we see more B2C brands using the metaverse as a showcase, not the converting users, but to provide .an extension of the existing brick-and-mortar experience ”.
The initial financing of Talk3 is done by an ICO with a $ TALK token, which will be used especially later to purchase the conversation volume. The ICO is open to the public from August 1, 2022 and will end on September 30. “We chose this method of crowdfunding to create a community of people who believe in the project”, justified Amaury Delloye.