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The ‘natural avatar’ and the ‘plastic avatar’

I was recently asked to consider an immersive collaboration platform that utilised what I term a  ‘natural’ avatar, that is, a streaming video representation of one’s real self via the use of a webcam on a digital body. Logically, it would seem that this is a better solution than an entirely graphically produced avatar, as… Read More »

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Avatar!

I needed some avatar pictures for an article I am preparing for the Telecommunication Journal of Australia, entitled,‘Is there a business case for using online virtual environments for meetings?’  I found  these images on flickr. The first two  I chose to illustrate the status of the newbie when compared to a seasoned Second Life Resident; the point… Read More »

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