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Virtual Worlds / Second Life / Business use?

  1. 1. Ian Hughes / epredator Director / Metaverse Evangelist Feeding Edge Ltd Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  2. 2. • What are virtual worlds like Second Life? • Are they for serious business or just games? “Despite the concerns within companies, don’t ignore this trend. They will have a significant impact on your enterprise during the next five years.” Steve Prentice, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  3. 3. YOU can connect with anyone “Be disruptive, be persistent, be patient. The biggest obstacles are all human” Dr Victoria Hale, Founder of OneWorldHealth Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  4. 4. What is Second Life? • An ever evolving set of LOCATIONS online • Everything built by the residents/users • See PEOPLE logged on and be with them • Talk, Type, Point, Listen, Buy, Sell, SHARE • Part of the evolution of human communication This was for when we were not in the same place at the same time. Website anyone? Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  5. 5. Second Life is not one thing Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  6. 6. It has a business use Wednesday, 16 September 2009
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  9. 9. Chat Shows Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  10. 10. User Created - Like a Wiki • Text or pictures here Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  11. 11. Build or Explore - Same client • Text or pictures here Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  12. 12. Just Rez • Text or pictures here Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  13. 13. Virtual Goods Market Place Real Money Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  14. 14. Many more examples Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  15. 15. Not all Second Life Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  16. 16. Not All Virtual Every person can: Design Duplicate Distribute & Manufacture Anywhere Any Device Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  17. 17. “Warcraft is the new golf”(C.Ondrejka) Wednesday, 16 September 2009
  18. 18. Ian Hughes / epredator Director / Metaverse Evangelist Feeding Edge Ltd Wednesday, 16 September 2009

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