Led by Victoria Coleman and Sibley Verbeck, representatives from IBM, Intel, Samsung, Stanford, Sun, Web3D Consortium, and other companies discussed the roadmap for the group and broke into working groups to focus on future applications for virtual worlds. The groups focused on applications for the health industry, entertainment, enterprise, and museums.
via Metaverse One: Virtual Worlds Roadmap.
No Welcome mats – but Security and Stability will be offered to those that are Invited In.
IBM said Wednesday it would become the first company to host private regions of the virtual world Second Life on its own computer servers.
The project is in testing and will go live within several weeks. It marks a new focus by Second Life‘s parent company, Linden Lab, on providing software and services to corporate customers who want to use the virtual world for collaboration and teleconferencing.
IBM employees will be able to move freely between the public areas of Second Life and private areas hosted behind IBM’s corporate firewall.
This will enable the company to have sensitive discussions and disclose proprietary information without having the data pass through the servers of privately held Linden Lab.
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Turkish companies begin to show interest in the Internet portal Second Life, where international giants like IBM, Microsoft, Adidas, Sony and Intel are prevalent. Vestel took the first step into the world of Second Life and was followed by Remax, Rixos, Garanti Emeklilik and Tefken
The newest trend among companies is the Internet-based virtual world Second Life (SL), which has 11 million addicts worldwide. From durable goods to IT, insurance to real estate, everything related to actual trade and the real business world also exists on SL. While international giants like IBM, Microsoft, Adidas, Sony and Intel are dominant in SL, Turkish companies have also started to catch on.
Read More: Turkish Daily News
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