Monday, December 28, 2009
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Small business owners Chris Lester and Andrew Griffiths discuss their experience in and with small businesses in Australia. Both men discuss what is needed to succeed in small business and their tips for keeping on top in tough economic times.
more about "SME Community Seminar in Second Life", posted with vodpod
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
At the LeWeb conference, German startup Club Cooee showed off its desktop 3D instant messaging service as part of the Microsoft BizSpark program. According to Club Cooee Managing Director Stefan Lemper, the application, "...enriches text-based messaging with a full, 3D virtual world and a real-time community." Club Cooee is attempting to turn chat into a more personal experience by using avatars to add the subtle emotions text lacks...
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Monday, December 21, 2009
Avatrian beta tests the Blue Mars environment. Blue Mars is a 3D virtual world created by Honolulu-based Avatar Reality. Its main feature is a 3D graphics engine powered by Crytek. This virtual world is arranged as a network of "cities" on different servers. At present, Avatrian is evaluating content creation options as an MDC in this platform.
more about "Blue Mars", posted with vodpod
Saturday, December 19, 2009
At a recent panel discussion in Second Life, hosted by the US Department of State, experts from industry and the non-profit world pondered some fairly topical questions: to tele-commute OR not to tele-commute? Are 3D worlds a good place to do serious work? Are Avatars with yellow faces a provocation for management? Draxtor Despres was on site, expecting answers...
more about "Virtual Worlds as Green Workplaces", posted with vodpod
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Skylar Smythe is reporting for The Metaverse Tribune, providing a review of a new immersed media platform called "Emoko™, developed by Graham Software of New York. The developers are currently seeking Alpha testers.
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Sunday, December 13, 2009
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Thursday, December 3, 2009
Host Robert Bloomfield interviews Byron Reeves about games, virtual worlds and business in his book co-authored with J. Leighton Read, "Total Engagement: Using Games and Virtual Worlds to Change the Way People Work and Businesses Compete". From Treet TV.
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Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Doritos 2010 Crash the SuperBowl contest entry produced in Second Life. Action-packed machinima starring a dynamic cast of avatars. Eating Late Night Doritos, a couple discovers that each powerful crunch delivers a rocking experience. Original produced in HD.