Posts Tagged “virtual worlds”

[Video] Imaginary Worlds

After busy Lunar New Year, Republic Day (India) and Australia Day celebrations here’s a chance to unwind and relax. The video above is from the Imaginary Worlds Festival. It features a collection of animated film shorts telling stories set in weird and wonderful universes. Some of the films are a little weird and some are downright crazy, but they are all wonderful. Enjoy.

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Post Under art, Video January 27, 2012

[Video] 3D sound from ordinary laptop speakers

This is very impressive. I watched this on my laptop and in the teleconferencing scene I was able to identify each of the speakers as easily as the test subject. Just think of the possibilities for virtual worlds or gaming. Most first-person shooter (FPS) gamers play with headphones because they need to know if someone is sneaking up on them from behind. There’s actually a whole range of surround-sound headphones aimed specifically at FPS gamers. This technology could revolutionise the entire industry.

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Post Under Audio, Gaming, virtual worlds April 23, 2011

Skribbin: Is Twitter the next Second Life?

Episode 2 of Skribbin. Is the hype about Twitter the same as the hype that surrounded Second Life?

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Post Under Social Media, Video, virtual worlds January 5, 2009

Microsoft to use Playstation Home

In a strange twist it seems that Microsoft is amongst a range of companies that plan to test Playstation Home for virtual business meetings. Other companies involved in the test include Ernst & Young and Merrill Lynch. I wonder how this test will affect Microsoft’s own virtual world project.

Further details.

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Post Under Business, virtual worlds January 1, 2009

Checking Out: Twinity

Episode One of our new video blog: Skribbin. In this episode we review the virtual world: Twinity.

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Post Under CheckingOut, Video, virtual worlds December 26, 2008
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