Monthly Archives: January 2022

VRChat

I first looked at VRChat on desktop and the Oculus Rift in 2014 (see this blog post). Things have moved on a lot since then. This blog post brings together some links and resources related to VRChat. Note also that … Continue reading

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Designing the Metaverse – Discussion with Philip Rosedale

The discussion was on several platforms… https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1BRJjnjOkgRJw (Recording Available) https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Oathkeeper/165/80/1197 and also on Clubhouse and Callin Twitter Spaces and Relay onto Media Screen in Second Life

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Make Avatar – Resources

This blog post is to provide resources and access links for Make Avatar (MakeAvatar™) by Haptic Monkey – a tool to create an avatar and its clothing which can be exported as a JSON (.json) file or to .glb (binary … Continue reading

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Vircadia – Resources

Vircadia is the continuation of the previous work by High Fidelity (see my earlier blog posts). This blog post is to provide resources and access links for Vircadia – https://vircadia.com Download: https://vircadia.com/download-vircadia/ User Dashboard: https://dashboard.vircadia.com/ Documents: https://docs.vircadia.com/ Vircadia Interface Vircadia … Continue reading

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Getting Started in Second Life

This blog post is to assist new users to get started quickly with the creation of a new “avatar” in Second Life, a virtual world in which an avatar represents the user as they experience locations in 3D. To make … Continue reading

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Ready Player Me – Resources

Cross-game Avatar Platform for the Metaverse – https://readyplayer.me/ Based on a selfie or start out from scratch. Customize your avatar Export your avatar in .glb (the binary, textures included form of the glTF 3D data exchange format). Use the avatar … Continue reading

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James Webb Space Telescope Live Watch Party in OpenSim

The live feed of NASA TV coverage of parts of the deployment James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) were relayed into OpenSimulator on the OSGrid Space City region at the campfire and media centre zone. Resources NASA Spacecraft Status: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/ Live … Continue reading

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