Tag Archives: Vue

Sinespace – Vue

The Virtual University of Edinburgh regions as they appeared in Second Life at their maximum extent and as they are replicated on the OpenSimuator-based Openvue grid has been converted via the OAR Converter into Unity3D and then provided into the … Continue reading

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Significant Date

Retired, from full time work anyway. Returning part-time in March 2017 to continue to curate AIAI knowledge engineering resources and web site, and to coordinate the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) facilities prior to handover to colleagues.

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Vue Landmarks Restored in Second Life

On the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) regions in Second Life, some landmark buildings that were previously on the “Edinburgh University” region have been restored in world so that they appear in the distance when meetings are held at “The … Continue reading

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OpenSimulator Varregion Tests

Normally Second Life and OpenSim have regions which are 256m X 256m in size. Regions can be placed alongside one another to make up larger land masses, as is done with the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) regions which can … Continue reading

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Second Life – Move from Edinburgh University to Vue

In early November 2015 the “Edinburgh University” region in Second Life was abandoned… with active facilities being moved to the Vue, Vue South and Edinburgh East regions. Edinburgh University was originally obtained as part of the Vue estate in June … Continue reading

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Fish4Knowledge Virtual World Pavilion – Move to Vue

The Fish4Knowledge Exhibition Pavilion and Underwater Gallery is moving across the bay from the “Edinburgh University” home it has had since it was created to the “Vue” region in October 2010, which continues to be maintained as a virtual world … Continue reading

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Vue Display in Maps of Second Life

The Maps of Second Life Pavilion is accessible at New Kadath Lighthouse Art Gallery, New Kadath (34, 51, 22) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/New%20Kadath/34/52/23. It is curated by Juliana Lethdetter, a member of the Second Life Historical Society, and shows maps and information … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality in Second Life and OpenSim using the CtrlAltStudio Viewer

David Rowe’s CtrlAltStudio Viewer allows 3D stereoscopic and Oculus Rift Head Mounted Display (HMD) viewers of Second Life and OpenSim-based Virtual Worlds. It supports gamepad controllers too, such as the Xbox gamepad. Version 1.2.5.43397 (3rd October 2015) had been updated … Continue reading

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Vue – Maps in Second Life

Vue – the Virtual University of Edinburgh – is a virtual educational and research institute bringing together all those interested in the use of virtual worlds for teaching, research and outreach related to the University of Edinburgh. Following separate developments … Continue reading

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View over Vue

Here is a nice view from Ai Austin’s AIAI2 office on the second floor of the I-Room on the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) region in Second Life. Must update the calendar 🙂 Here is an image of an I-Room … Continue reading

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OSGrid – Vue and Expt Addon Regions

OSGrid, the grid used by many members of the OpenSimulator developers and users as a community hub, is back in service after a prolonged period of being unavailable due to a serious disk failure. The grid has been rebuilt to … Continue reading

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IS Visit to Virtual Reality Facilities in Informatics

A visit to Informatics of those interested in virtual reality and virtual worlds for education in the University of Edinburgh Information Services (IS) took place on 1st December 2014. One of the visitors was Fiona Hale (nee Littleton) who helped … Continue reading

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Dick Vet School on Vue

The University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Dick Vet) has for some time had a presence in the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) regions in Second Life and has its base on the “Edinburgh East” region in … Continue reading

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WhiteCore Version of OpenSim – Initial WhiteVue Grid Tests

The WhiteCore branch of AuroraSim, itself a development of OpenSim, has reached its first release 0.9.1. It includes a number of developments including a built in web interface for account creation and other facilities. It does not yet support the … Continue reading

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2013 Virtual University of Edinburgh Graduation – School of Education

For five years since 2009 the University of Edinburgh has offered its distance education and remote new graduates the option to graduate in Second Life, alongside the real world ceremony in the McEwan Hall on Edinburgh’s campus. Such Virtual Graduations … Continue reading

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Virtual University of Edinburgh Graduation – Vet School

The Vet School graduation ceremony in the morning of 29th November 2013 was streamed into Second Life…

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Virtual University of Edinburgh Regions in OpenSim

Following the upgrade of the Virtual University of Edinburgh OpenSim grid (Openvue) servers in May 2013, described in this post, some tidying up and improvement to the 3D models and visuals of the regions has taken place, and glitches that … Continue reading

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