3D VIRTUAL WORLDS
Tugay Sarıkaya
SECTIONS OF THE PRESENTATION
! Basic of 3D Virtual Worlds
! Second Life
! The Future of Virtual Worlds
WHAT IS VIRTUAL WORLDS?
! Computer based environments which allows
individuals to connect and interact with each other
glo...
TYPES OF VIRTUAL WORLDS
! Massively Multiplayer Online Games (Real Time
Strategies – Sports)
! Collaborative Virtual Envir...
VIRTUAL WORLDS
! Give opportunity to be anonymous
! Provide conditions for interaction and engagement
for learners
! make ...
WHY ARE WE IN VIRTUAL
WORLDS?
! Role Playing
! Socializing and Meeting
! Entertainment
! Education and Training
! Virtual Meetings and Conferences
WHO IS IN VIRTUAL WORLDS?
! Militaries
! Libraries
! Universities
! NASA
! Educators
! Brands (Unilever, IBM, BP, Adidas)
WHAT IS SECOND LIFE
! Second Life is a 3D virtual community which created
by its members.
WHAT IS SECOND LIFE
! Second Life’s own definition
A world with infinite possibilities and a life without
boundaries, guid...
THE HISTORY OF SECOND LIFE
! Was created as Linden World by Philip Rosedale in
1999
! It was launched as internet based vi...
THE BASIC OF SECOND LIFE
! People are called as residents
! It includes sound, wind, audible conversation, built-in
chat a...
THE WORLD IN SECOND LIFE
! The second life world runs on Linden Time
! There are several languages
! The world is divided ...
ECONOMY IN SECOND LIFE
! Residents can sell or buy objects that they created
! They can also sell service
! The currency i...
EDUCATION AND RELIGION ACTIVITIES
! Residents can attend classes and go to Libraries
! They can also learn another languag...
INTERNATIONAL IMPACT
! Maldives opened an embassy in Second Life as a first
country
! In 2007, Sweden also opened an embas...
ADVERTISEMENT AND MARKETING
! Brands opened stores
! Adidas,
! Sony
! Mercedes
! Etc…
! Short documentary about Second Life (5min)
THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS
THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS
! Virtual Worlds will be adopted to Smartphone in the
near future.
! It will be possible to c...
THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS
! Virtual Worlds will integrate with augmented reality.
THANK YOU
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3D Virtual Worlds

  1. 1. 3D VIRTUAL WORLDS Tugay Sarıkaya
  2. 2. SECTIONS OF THE PRESENTATION ! Basic of 3D Virtual Worlds ! Second Life ! The Future of Virtual Worlds
  3. 3. WHAT IS VIRTUAL WORLDS? ! Computer based environments which allows individuals to connect and interact with each other globally
  4. 4. TYPES OF VIRTUAL WORLDS ! Massively Multiplayer Online Games (Real Time Strategies – Sports) ! Collaborative Virtual Environments (Simulations for working experiences and learning purpose or meeting with co-workers) ! Massively Multiplayer Online Real Life Games (Second Life)
  5. 5. VIRTUAL WORLDS ! Give opportunity to be anonymous ! Provide conditions for interaction and engagement for learners ! make possible to simulate real world experiences ! Mostly provide real time communication
  6. 6. WHY ARE WE IN VIRTUAL WORLDS?
  7. 7. ! Role Playing ! Socializing and Meeting ! Entertainment ! Education and Training ! Virtual Meetings and Conferences
  8. 8. WHO IS IN VIRTUAL WORLDS?
  9. 9. ! Militaries ! Libraries ! Universities ! NASA ! Educators ! Brands (Unilever, IBM, BP, Adidas)
  10. 10. WHAT IS SECOND LIFE ! Second Life is a 3D virtual community which created by its members.
  11. 11. WHAT IS SECOND LIFE ! Second Life’s own definition A world with infinite possibilities and a life without boundaries, guided only by your imagination.
  12. 12. THE HISTORY OF SECOND LIFE ! Was created as Linden World by Philip Rosedale in 1999 ! It was launched as internet based virtual world in 2003 as Second Life ! Came to international attention between 2006 and 2007
  13. 13. THE BASIC OF SECOND LIFE ! People are called as residents ! It includes sound, wind, audible conversation, built-in chat and instant messaging ! Residents can attend classes, hang out, start businesses, join clubs and buy properties.
  14. 14. THE WORLD IN SECOND LIFE ! The second life world runs on Linden Time ! There are several languages ! The world is divided as 256x256 areas of land and it is called Regions of Sims ! Residents can drive, fly or walk for going to another location.
  15. 15. ECONOMY IN SECOND LIFE ! Residents can sell or buy objects that they created ! They can also sell service ! The currency in Second Life is Linden Dollar ! One American dollar = 266 Linden Dollar
  16. 16. EDUCATION AND RELIGION ACTIVITIES ! Residents can attend classes and go to Libraries ! They can also learn another language like in the real life ! They can also meet in virtual places to talk and practice their religion.
  17. 17. INTERNATIONAL IMPACT ! Maldives opened an embassy in Second Life as a first country ! In 2007, Sweden also opened an embassy in Second Life
  18. 18. ADVERTISEMENT AND MARKETING ! Brands opened stores ! Adidas, ! Sony ! Mercedes ! Etc…
  19. 19. ! Short documentary about Second Life (5min)
  20. 20. THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS
  21. 21. THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS ! Virtual Worlds will be adopted to Smartphone in the near future. ! It will be possible to cross from one virtual world to another with one single avatar. ! Virtual stores like Adidas will adopt sites like eBay and Amazon. ! Universities will allow students to attend classes from virtual worlds.
  22. 22. THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS ! Virtual Worlds will integrate with augmented reality.
  23. 23. THANK YOU

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