Category: Alternate Reality

  • MUVEDesign develop Augmented & Mixed Reality Apps

    MUVEDesign are now developing a range of augmented reality apps, particularly aimed at the new iPhone 3Gs and are happy to accept enquiries from interested parties. For those unfamiliar with AR there are some videos below that give a sense of the area. Simply put AR is the physical, real world seen through a live […]

  • Experience and Alternate Reality Design

    A cross-post from Gary’s main media site Personalizemedia Tran-social-media-play [tran-soc-shuh-mee-dee-uh-pley] noun, verb 1 noun – a new form, a means of collaborative communication through play in constructed shared ‘media-rich’ environments 2 verb – taking part in game-like activity across and within online and offline social networks and media portals. Can we truly create meaningful immersive […]

  • Can Virtual Worlds Save TV ?

    What may save TV may also truly grow Social Virtual Worlds. As online audiences continue to ignore TV and vanilla/social virtual worlds suffer from a lack of direction, perhaps the marriage of the two will save both from irrelevancy? A report by Gary Hazlitt in various TV branded virtual world spaces. (original post on personalizemedia) […]

  • CNN Puts it’s Foot Down in Second Life

    I received an email from Karen iReport (Second Life name obviously) that CNN have now moved on from a small ‘hub’ presence in Second Life and onto their own island – which now includes a ‘classic’ automotive theme. It is great to see a positive growth move from CNN given the exit of Reuters not […]

  • Extending Entertainment Into Virtual Worlds

    I have talked a lot about Mixed Reality Entertainment on my media blog personalizemedia and how one of the most innovative uses of virtual space is to extend the TV or Film property into a 24/7, participatory environment.  The reason for doing this is to drive traffic to the TV or Film but also to […]