A metaverse looms

3pointD points to an article at ComputerworldUK describing a virtual world summit…

IBM is set to debate these issues on Friday at a virtual worlds event it is co-hosting with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge.

Among others, academics and companies including Toyota and PepsiCo are meeting, perhaps to explore a path toward interoperability standards according to Bob Sutor. In his series of posts describing his virtual world requirements, Sutor explains some of what is necessary for interconnected VR grids to allow for a user to travel between.

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