Eric Johnson has a thought-provoking article over on re/code. In Welcome to the Metaverse, he ponders the lot of avatar-based virtual spaces, past and future, and how a number of companies – the Lab included – are betting that the “new era” of VR is going to be the means by which such spaces will … Continue reading Examining the reality of the metaverse
The US Army’s Military Open Simulator Enterprise Strategy (MOSES) and AvaCon have announced the first Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds (FCVW) workshop, which will take place in a specially built virtual conference centre on Friday, March 6th and Saturday March 7th, 2015. The workshop will be an active experience, with on-line exhibits and presentations provided … Continue reading The Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds 2015 workshop
On Tuesday May 20th, at the SVVR conference in Mountain View, California, Second Life’s own Draxtor Despres (Bernard Drax, RL) hosted a panel discussion / Q&A session entitled Creating the VR Metaverse. The panel comprised: Tony Parisi Stefano Corazza Josh Carpenter Philip Rosedale Ebbe Altberg During the hour of the event, the panel discussed many … Continue reading Creating the VR metaverse
The first Silicon Valley VR (SVVR) Conference and Expo will take place on Monday 19th May and Tuesday 20th May 2014, at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California. The conference will bring together a host of experts in the VR and in virtual environments, including the likes of Palmer Luckey (Oculus VR), Philip Rosedale, … Continue reading Got a question about the VR metaverse? Put it to the experts!
One of the aims the Lab has in developing a new virtual world(s) platform is that they hope to lift it into mainstream adoption, with not hundreds of thousands, but potentially hundreds of millions of users. It’s a lofty goal, to be sure; but the Lab isn’t alone in talking in these terms. Brendan Iribe … Continue reading LL’s next generation platform and the mainstream market
Thursday, June 24th, 2021 saw the fourth in a series of Meet the Lindens events take place for the SL Birthday celebrations, featuring Brett Linden, the Lab’s Vice President of Marketing. The following is a summary of the session covering the core topics raised, with selected audio extracts. The full video is located at the … Continue reading SL18B Meet the Lindens: Brett Linden – summary with video