High Fidelity Virtual World is a Follow Up to Second Life
Philip Rosedale, the found of Second Life is working on a 3D digital world called High Fidelity. The new world looks to harness body tracking and gesture control for a more immersive virtual reality experience where avatars are controlled by head and hand gestures.
Below is a YouTube video of the text of Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash being read where a crude avatar copies the head and mouth movements of someone at High Fidelity.
Source: MIT Technology Review