Donnerstag, 10. Juli 2008

A small step for an avatar, a gigant step for Virtual Worlds

"Neil Armstrong", the first Avatar who leaves his footprints on the opensim-virtual satellite.

"This is a historic day for Second Life, and for virtual worlds in general. IBM and Linden Lab have announced that research teams from the two companies successfully teleported avatars from the Second Life Preview Grid into a virtual world running on an OpenSim server, marking the first time an avatar has moved from one virtual world to another. It’s an important first step toward enabling avatars to pass freely between virtual worlds, something we’ve been working toward publicly since the formation of the Architecture Working Group in September 2007. These are still early days, however, so amid all the excitement, we thought it would be helpful to clarify exactly what we’ve done — and what still lies ahead."

Read complete article here on the "Lindonaut Blog".

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