OpenVCE Virtual World Assets

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  1. Open Virtual Collaboration Environment Virtual World Assets
  2. OpenVCE Presentation System
  3. I-Room
  4. OpenVCE Custom Drupal Installer

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Open Virtual Collaboration Environment Virtual World Assets
Version: 1.3
Revision Date: 13-Aug-2009

Description: Freely available buildings, landscaping elements and textures to support the creation of collaborative and other facilities in virtual worlds such as Second Life and Opensim. A set of assets are available for use in Second Life and Opensim.

The assets include:

  • Central Plaza
  • Orientation Area
  • Amphitheatre (configurable for 1-4 sims)
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Expo Pavilion
  • Large Project Room
  • Small Project Room
  • HQ Building
  • Box of Landscaping Elements
  • Box of Textures
  • Box of Orientation Signs (Font Information)


  • Design and Development: Clever Zebra (
  • Design Inputs from AIAI, University of Edinburgh (Austin Tate, Stephen Potter).
  • Other contributions by: Bethi Catteneo (seat sculpt map).
  • The development of these resources was supported by a grant from the OpenVCE project (

OpenVCE Presentation System
Version: 1.0
Revision Date: 7-Oct-2009

Description: Second Life Presentation System which allows display and in-world preview, screen viewing and forwards/backwards control of presentations uploaded to the "My Presentations" area of the OpenVCE custom Drupal installation.

Credits: Produced by Clever Zebra on behalf of the community and supported by a grant from the project (

Fixes: A script within the presenter device needs a small change to work properly. Download from
For OpenSim use the textures used in the screen and presenter need to be made available.  A full set of these resources, including the modified script is available from


Revision Date: 4-Aug-2009

Description: A two storey building with central area and 4 work zones, designed for collaborative and brain storming style meetings. Can be used as an operations centre. Plenty of wall space for displays and gadgets. Each of the 4 corners can easily be converted to a small two storey block, or a larger double height block. The I-Room style buildings are used in the I-X/I-Room research on intelligent collaborative and task support environments at AIAI, The University of Edinburgh.

Credits: Design and Development: AIAI, University of Edinburgh (Austin Tate).


The license details and credits should remain attached to the assets. Open source under the GNU Lesser General Public License (Version 3, 29 June 2007) for maximum flexibility and re-use potential.

The OpenVCE approach makes use of modular components from many other open source contributors and communities, and are available under their respective licenses. Most parts are available from their normal open source download site.