He believes himself to beworking for a largesoftware firm.  But in reality, the year  is 2199, and his body  is being main...
Real - means that which is….Imaginary - means that whichisn’t….Virtual - means that whichisn’t, but having the form & effe...
A Virtual World (VW) is an onlineenvironment whose “residents” are avatarsrepresenting individuals participating onlineAva...
Classification of Virtual Worlds according toAge Group
Role Play          WorldsMirror               SocialWorlds               Worlds  Training       Working  Worlds         Wo...
Role Play Worlds
SocialWorlds
WorkingWorlds
TrainingWorlds
MirrorWorlds
Second Life is a threedimensional VW created bySan Francisco basedcompany Linden LabIt has a strong user base andstrong at...
KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFE
KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFE
KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFEMany companies have created a virtualpresence in Second Life to simulate theirreal world compan...
DEFINING CORPORATE PURPOSE           India’s first virtual world           Launched by Godrej in 2010           Aims at bu...
KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFESecond Life in Education                 There are now over                 300 colleges and   ...
CONCLUSIONWhat is happening in the games of today is, a fair predictor of what willbe happening in the workplaces and soci...
Every Debit has a corresponding CreditVirtual National Convention forCA Students at Surat
In VirtualWorld, onecan eventeleportoneself tootherlocations
CONCLUSIONIn real world, when an apple drops off atree, for instance, it always falls to earth. Itnever goes upwards or re...
Thank youBy Arpita Thakur
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  1. 1. He believes himself to beworking for a largesoftware firm. But in reality, the year is 2199, and his body is being maintained in a liquid-filled capsule
  2. 2. Real - means that which is….Imaginary - means that whichisn’t….Virtual - means that whichisn’t, but having the form & effect ofthat which is…
  3. 3. A Virtual World (VW) is an onlineenvironment whose “residents” are avatarsrepresenting individuals participating onlineAvatar is acomputer usersself-representationor an alter ego
  4. 4. Classification of Virtual Worlds according toAge Group
  5. 5. Role Play WorldsMirror SocialWorlds Worlds Training Working Worlds Worlds
  6. 6. Role Play Worlds
  7. 7. SocialWorlds
  8. 8. WorkingWorlds
  9. 9. TrainingWorlds
  10. 10. MirrorWorlds
  11. 11. Second Life is a threedimensional VW created bySan Francisco basedcompany Linden LabIt has a strong user base andstrong attraction for newusers
  12. 12. KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFE
  13. 13. KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFE
  14. 14. KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFEMany companies have created a virtualpresence in Second Life to simulate theirreal world companyAlso allows users to find out more abouttheir companyConferencing has become the new darlingof Second Life
  15. 15. DEFINING CORPORATE PURPOSE India’s first virtual world Launched by Godrej in 2010 Aims at building a platform for the Godrej brand
  16. 16. KEY FEATURES OF SECOND LIFESecond Life in Education There are now over 300 colleges and universities in Second Life Many educational institutions are now offering classes in Second Life
  17. 17. CONCLUSIONWhat is happening in the games of today is, a fair predictor of what willbe happening in the workplaces and societies of tomorrow. Most of these people are not ready to be unplugged from the VW. And many of them are so inert, so hopelessly dependent on the system that they will fight to protect it.
  18. 18. Every Debit has a corresponding CreditVirtual National Convention forCA Students at Surat
  19. 19. In VirtualWorld, onecan eventeleportoneself tootherlocations
  20. 20. CONCLUSIONIn real world, when an apple drops off atree, for instance, it always falls to earth. Itnever goes upwards or remains suspended inthe air. But the Virtual World defies this. These endless possibilities makeVIRTUAL WORLD a NECESSARY EVIL
  21. 21. Thank youBy Arpita Thakur

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