Tag Archive for: second life

10 Reasons Second Life is a Killer App for Oculus Rift, and why OpenSim will get there first

Second Life is a killer app for Oculus VR. Now, before you skip ahead to post a comment about how SL has been overrun by furries and 14 year olds, take a moment to scroll through these screenshots, and watch some of the machinima below.

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First impressions of Oculus Rift: Architectural Visualization, Second Life, and beyond

I wish I had more time to write out a more extensive review of the Rift, but here are my first impressions:
You absolutely feel as if you are transported to another place, to the point where it’s almost scary.

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Excerpts from my contribution to CLOG:RENDERING about architecture in virtual worlds

Below are a couple of excerpts from my contribution to RENDERING, covering some of my thoughts on architecture in virtual worlds. The book is a publication of CLOG, and can be purchased HERE.

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13 Predictions for 2013

I generally tend to be bullish on the future of virtual technologies, but I just don’t see 2013 being a big year for this industry.  I think we will likely see more of the same across the board.  That doesn’t necessarily mean it will be a bad year for developers, it just won’t be a […]

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2012 Prediction Results

I think I can build a strong case that I got 10 out of 12 accurate this year. Let’s see how it played out:

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ARCHI CHAT hosts guest speaker Jacques Macaire of HUMANBE – April 25

ARCHI21 has the pleasure to host their second ARCHI CHAT session.

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ARCHI CHAT: Open discussion with Q&A based on 3 case studies involving Unity3D, Second Life and OpenSim for real world architecture projects

Jon Brouchoud, of Arch Virtual invites you to an open discussion with questions and answers based around 3 recent case studies of real world architectural projects that have made use of 3D immersive technologies in architectural practice and collaboration.

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12 Arch Virtual Predictions for 2012

Thoughts and predictions around our newly emerging app-etite, new shiny things, HMD, AR and.. what’s in a name?

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Results of Arch Virtual’s 2011 New Year’s Predictions: 7 out of 11

I didn’t do too bad on last year’s predictions (read the full post here).

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Customer-Created Design: Virtual reality and realtime design enables seniors to design their own community spaces

There’s a fantastic snippet in this video, about 2 minutes and 58 seconds in, that does a great job of capturing the spirit of this project.  This is a group of senior citizens looking at the virtual world of Second Life projected on a wall in front of them, and you can hear the almost […]

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