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Virtual Worlds Roadmap

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Last week I donned my Web3D Consortium hat and participated in the second meeting of the Virtual Worlds Roadmap. Sponsored by Intel, Samsung, Electric Sheep Company, NGI Group, and Digital Space, the Virtual Worlds Roadmap seeks to increase the success rate of virtual world-based ventures and the productivity of investment through the publication and distribution of state-of-the-art thinking and analysis on:
Visions of what value virtual world technology will bring to specific applicationsTechnical and business barriers to achieving that valueCase studies on successes to dateA roadmap and timeline for achieving mass adoption of specific applications.This was an intimate group full of familiar faces from the virtual worlds space. The 3D web open standard (X3D) had great representation at the event from both the Web3D Consortium and Exit Reality. Many in the crowd were impressed by the power of the open standard. A series of various industry demos and applications I showed throughout the…