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Thursday, June 24, 2010

COLLADA enables to export and save 2L products

One of the problems of Second Life is that it does not talk with other software very easily; it operates as a "closed system". Whatever assets are produced there cannot be stored or exported outside this platform. Some efforts have been made on this regard that led to the creation of SLOODE; the combination of Second Life and Moddle that makes possible the aggregation of asynchronous discussion

However, Apparently, COLLADA would enable Second Life to talk much more other 3D online worlds. Wagner James reports in his Blog that "SL developers will have a means of legitimately backing up their content outside of Second Life". Read more at New World Notes

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Second Life for Faculty Development training

West Virginia University has joined Marshall in using Second Life to guide students through the campus and train
aspiring elementary education teachers. See Details at West Virginia U.