IBM and Linden in Push for Open, Integrated 3-D 'Net
Date added: 10 Oct 2007
IBM AND LINDEN IN PUSH FOR OPEN, INTEGRATED 3-D 'NET: Two IBM employees -- represented by their 3-D avatars -- have a discussion prior to a business meeting at the IBM Open Source and Standards office in the virtual world Second Life. IBM and Linden Labs today announced they will work with a broad community of partners to drive open standards and interoperability to enable avatars -- the online persona of visitors to these online worlds -- to move from one virtual world to another with ease, much like you can move from one website to another on the Internet today. The companies see many applications of virtual world technology for business and society in commerce, collaboration, education, training and more.