Putting Virtual Worlds in Business Perspective - Active Worlds

By Dave Greenfield  |  Posted 2008-03-10 Print this article Print
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Delivery model: Hosted; stand-alone; service
Target audience: Consumer and enterprise
Situated behind firewall: Yes
Number of users: Thousands of organizations have purchased the Active Worlds software
Collaboration tools: VOIP; IM; streaming video; HTML shared but rendered in 2-D portion of browser; presentation software and ability to call external lines are provided separately
Business application integration: Can display Web-based apps



eWEEK provides an evaluation shortlist of virtual world platforms. For more on doing business in the virtual world, click here.

By Dave Greenfield


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