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2008-12-08 08:00:00

Alliance of Leading-Edge Virtual Environment Company and Powerful 3-D Real-Time Engine Ushers in New Era of Collaboration and Interoperability MIAMI, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VZillion, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VZIL), innovator of the virtual internet, today announced its highly-anticipated virtual environment, VZillion.com, will be powered by a versatile, real-time 3-D engine designed by Unigine Corp., pioneers of photorealistic 3-D for interactive virtual worlds. Under the licensing...

2008-12-04 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Stream57, the leading provider of fully customizable webcasting and streaming rich media communications, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with iCongo Live, the leading platform for Online Virtual Events. By combining the iCongo Live and Stream57 platforms into a single offering, both companies can now deliver an end-to-end online events solution superior to anything on the market today. iCongo's Virtual Events utilize...

2008-03-10 16:10:49

Using a virtual pendulum and its real-world counterpart, scientists at the University of Illinois have created the first mixed reality state in a physical system. Through bidirectional instantaneous coupling, each pendulum "sensed" the other, their motions became correlated, and the two began swinging as one. "In a mixed reality state there is no clear boundary between the real system and the virtual system," said U. of I. physicist Alfred Hubler. "The line blurs between what's real and what...

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2008-02-22 13:25:59

Renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted this week that computers the size of human blood cells will create fully immersive virtual realities by 2033.   The development of such microscopic computers will be made possible by growth in processing power and the shrinking of technology over time.  "We will see a billion-fold increase in the price-performance of computers in the next 25 years," he said in a BBC News report."Virtual will compete with reality," he told the Game...


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