Open Virtual Collaboration Environment Virtual World Assets
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:
OpenVCE Presentation System
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.
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 licence 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 licences. Most parts are available from their normal open source download site.