Friday, June 15, 2007

Virtual World Hybrids

Michael Arrington of TechCrunch reports on emerging hybrids of real virtual worlds, pointing to GoogleEarth, Photosynth (Windows only) and to a new entry in the field, Everyscape, due to launch this fall. Here is Time Magazine's pick of the best GoogleEarth pictures. Arrington was interviewed recently by the podcasters at iinovate.

For a brief background, here's the HTML version of "Experience of a Hybrid Information Space between an Outdoor Field and an Immersive Virtual World", published in 2005 by T. Ogi (University of Tsukuba, Japan) and T. Fujise (Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.)

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just also encountered another startup on mapping technology called I deemed, this is another Google's competitor aside from Everyscape.

9:13 PM  

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