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High Fidelity Virtual World is a Follow Up to Second Life

Matt Ball on May 21, 2013 - in Modeling
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

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