Twinity set to launch virtual Orchard Road - Media coverage Business Times June 2009
FANCY walking down Orchard Road in a fully air-conditioned atmosphere? Soon you will be able to - online.
Virtual Singapore can help promote the Republic as a global city and also boost business for hotels, travel, airlines, tour guides and attractions
Twinity, a… Continue
Added by Andrew Peters on June 30, 2009 at 11:45am —
During Ad-Tech Singapore 2009, I worked together with Jeremy Snyder from Twinity (and Metaversum, the parent company) on a panel about innovation and experimental marketing. So, we thought it will be great for him to share about his experiences on virtual worlds and how it is like for a foreigner to set up shop in Singapore. While this is happening in the midst, Twinity has just announced a partnership with AsiaOne for the upcoming release of Virtual Singapore, where they will launch a virtual… Continue
Added by Andrew Peters on June 30, 2009 at 11:43am —
I'm looking for ideas. How do we motivate people to attend college? What can we do to help college students succeed?
There has been a growing trend among students graduating from high school to skip going to college. So far, those making this choice have been in the minority, but unfortunately members of minority groups are the ones who most often make this choice. I fear that the current economic woes will exasperate this disturbing trend because education is becoming prohibitively… Continue
Added by Myron Curtis on June 29, 2009 at 9:41am —
Michael Jackson was beloved by many and so it seems natural that Michael’s funeral will be broadcast live on television and live via webfeed. Read more about Michael
Jackson’s funeral arrangements here, and watch the live feed and join the live blog here. Also, check out photos and video. Watch Michael Jackson Funeral Live… Continue
Added by Alex on June 27, 2009 at 12:48pm —
Originally posted on the blog makemyworlds
Or should I put it this way : Will the term "Immersive Internet" be the next buzz word to replace that of virtual worlds in the coming months ?
Like the term "2.0" added some glamor to the poor old web of researchers and academics, like the term "serious games" has made video games more politically correct to the anti-players,… Continue
Added by HELENE on June 25, 2009 at 7:30am —
The Changing Web: Internet Prophet Robert B. Cohen Presents New Book about Web 3.0 Live in Real and Virtual Berlin…
Added by Andrew Peters on June 17, 2009 at 5:31pm —
Please read Fleet's email to us, Eduislands tenants. Fleet agreed to let me forward this to the larger virtual world galaxy. Also, check http://arvelsig.ning.com/events/event/listUpcoming
for other listed conferences.
In fulfilment of a promise made earlier in the year, I have provided a free virtual convention center location on the Eduislands in time for the busy upcoming real-world conference… Continue
Added by Dr. Sabine Lawless-Reljic on June 17, 2009 at 3:18pm —
Life On Line is proud to support two very worthy causes. The Friends Fighting Cancer who have tirelessly worked to raise money for the Relay For Life, a global cancer research fundraiser staged in the virtual world Second Life.
And Amnesty International has recently appointed the extremely hard-working Amy Cross as their global Online Coordinator to campaign in support of Amnesty International through the internet.
Both are featured in the current… Continue
Added by Steve Cropper on June 15, 2009 at 3:00am —
The Khronos Group and the Media Grid Immersive Education Initiative are thrilled to announce the first-ever COLLADA content development contest.
The gap between the current generation of video game art and virtual worlds’ graphical fidelity is closing with every new entry into the 3D web space. COLLADA plays a growing role in these fantastic real-time, online experiences.
In concert with the Media Grid Immersive Education Initiative, Khronos invites you to champion the… Continue
Added by Henrik Bennetsen on June 12, 2009 at 11:38am —
9 June 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PR Contact: Annette Wilder and Ansleigh Beverly, Wilder Public Relations Inc., for DREAMS-MALL
Re: DREAMS-MALL Quiz Rally
Do you like treasure hunts? Do you love fashion? Do you enjoy a good round of trivia? If your answer to all of these questions is yes then DREAMS-MALL and its owner TOMOZOO Lomu has just the… Continue
Added by Wilder Public Relations on June 9, 2009 at 10:00pm —
Michael Wright (aka. Mrags Writer) is presenting his “Virtual World Project 08” at The New Media Consortium Summer Conference Interactive Sessions hosted by California State University Monterey Bay June 9 - June 13, 2009. This is the second year in a row that Wright’s project was chosen to be featured as part of the interactive showcase presented Thursday, June 11.The NMC Interactive sessions are designed to showcase online materials, including software, tools, research,… Continue
Added by Michael R Wright on June 7, 2009 at 10:44am —
4 June 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PR Contact: Annette Wilder, Wilder Public Relations Inc., for AZUL Bridal
Re: Mami Jewell's new bridal line AZUL Bridal (NOW OPEN)
You are invited June 5th, Friday,for the unveiling of the beautiful new AZUL Bridal line. As part of the opening for the entire month of June everyone who goes to the store can… Continue
Added by Wilder Public Relations on June 4, 2009 at 4:46pm —
Greenbush has officially launching a series of premium immersive education and virtual world services on June 1st. By leveraging Greenbush's strong infrastructure and long history of providing educational services to schools, teachers, and students - these services will provide yet another example of Greenbush's leadership in providing innovative educational services.
Greenbush has, for the past several years, been a national leader in providing immersive education and virtual worlds… Continue
Added by Rich White on June 2, 2009 at 1:40pm —
Virtual Worlds Conference in London 30 June
Designed for k-12 educators.
ALL the info is at a Google Doc
I'll be using local transport from my home in Asia to get to London in person .... but it may take a while.…
Added by Chris Smith on June 1, 2009 at 1:54pm —