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Stacy Merrill Surla  |  4/25/07 Using Gaming Platforms for Telepresencing
COTS, internet, multi-user interation, 3-D virtual environment Web 3-D Environments Examples World of Warcraft, Unreal, Qu...
World of Warcraft
Shared online virtual environment Second Life Given tools and rules, make up your own goals Products of your work belong t...
IBM example
New Media Consortium example
Judge Posner Book Release example
Meet in SL only.  You can: Talk, via text or "Second Talk" (beta) Capture the discussion (if in text)  Share sli...
You need: Hardware and connectivity in-room and remote Skype in-room and remote Webcam in-room Media player objects in Sec...
True mixed reality event.  You can: See, hear, and speak from either RL or SL Ways to Teleconference in Second Life – 3 Yo...
Web 3-D (whether SL or successor) is here It's conducive to social networking Industry leaders are exploring the business ...
Stacy Merrill Surla  |  Information Architect stacy<at>greenfx(dot)net
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Using Gaming Platforms for Telepresencing

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Discussion of using shared online environments for collaboration and telepresencing. Instructions on using Second Life for simple and ... less mixed reality events

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Using Gaming Platforms for Telepresencing

  1. Stacy Merrill Surla | 4/25/07 Using Gaming Platforms for Telepresencing
  2. COTS, internet, multi-user interation, 3-D virtual environment Web 3-D Environments Examples World of Warcraft, Unreal, Quake… Second Life, There, Playstation Home…
  3. World of Warcraft
  4. Shared online virtual environment Second Life Given tools and rules, make up your own goals Products of your work belong to you The characteristics of SL that make it popular as a game also make it conducive to social networking Being used as a social networking platform by universities, businesses, libraries, nonprofits, more
  5. IBM example
  6. New Media Consortium example
  7. Judge Posner Book Release example
  8. Meet in SL only. You can: Talk, via text or &quot;Second Talk&quot; (beta) Capture the discussion (if in text) Share slides, movies, audio Do things, e.g. view models or simulations Ways to Teleconference in Second Life You need: Hardware and connectivity on each client side Media player objects in Second Life (optional) – 1
  9. You need: Hardware and connectivity in-room and remote Skype in-room and remote Webcam in-room Media player objects in Second Life (optional) Augment a RL meeting with some SL. You can: Have remote participants join RL meeting via SL Demonstrate SL or use your SL space Ways to Teleconference in Second Life – 2
  10. True mixed reality event. You can: See, hear, and speak from either RL or SL Ways to Teleconference in Second Life – 3 You need: Hardware and connectivity in-room and remote Streaming video/audio server Camera, mics, projection at RL location Media player objects in SL Floor managers
  11. Web 3-D (whether SL or successor) is here It's conducive to social networking Industry leaders are exploring the business value Clients are interested in it Telepresencing is fairly easy Conclusions
  12. Stacy Merrill Surla | Information Architect stacy<at>greenfx(dot)net

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