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Presentation at NonProfit Commons on Oct 26 2012.

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To Invent the Future, we must Build Dreams To Invent the Future, we must Build Dreams Presentation Transcript

  • To Invent the Future, we must Build DreamsNonProfit Commons MeetingOctober 26, 2012 John Lester Chief Learning Officer ReactionGrid Inc.
  • Theres a reason why so many of us have desktops that look like this.
  • Its because we really want this.
  • Yet we focus on simulating this.
  • While we dream of navigating this.
  • Next Generation Virtual Worlds need to... 1. Exist on the Web (and mobile devices) 2. Integrate with Web-based applications 3. Engage and deeply fascinate people
  • 1. Exist on the Web (and mobile devices)
  • 1. Be part of with Web (including mobile)2. Integrate the Web-based applications
  • 1. Be part ofand deeply fascinate people 3. Engage the Web (including mobile)
  • The familiar is safe, but far from fascinating.
  • Yet, there is value in recreating some of the familiar.It grounds us and gives us cultural touchstones.ives us Its
  • The trick is to balance the fascinating with the familiar.
  • In our Dreams, we often find a deeply engaging balancebetween the Fascinating and the Familiar.
  • So lets Build Dreams.
  • The Spectrum of Dreams: Moments of Peace and Contemplation
  • The Spectrum of Dreams: Moments of Action and Chaos
  • ReactionGrid Inc. provides both custom development expertise and theunderlying platform technology for multiuser 3d virtual worlds.We have expertise in game-based learning, instructional design, complexengineering simulations, health care applications and project management.
  • Jibe is a multiuser 3d virtual world platform created by ReactionGrid using Unity3D and other industry standard technologies.A Jibe world can be embedded on anyweb page, including mobile devices. Jibe integrates and communicates with web portals, LMS/CMS and industry standard databases.
  • Jibe is an Ecosystem of Interoperable Components
  • Visit my demo Jibe world at http://jibemicro.reactiongrid.com/pathfinderlester
  • To understand the real potential of new tools, watch how artists use themVisit the Virtual Broad Art Museum (VBAM) at http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/VBAM/
  • The horizon of Augmented RealityMalleable Places and Mixed Reality SpacesAugmented City - http://vimeo.com/14294054
  • Thank you! My Slides: http://bit.ly/NPC-JL-2012 http://about.me/pathfinder http://reactiongrid.com