Track: Keynote

Title Keynote Speaker - Digistar Brouwer
Bridging the Gap between 3G and 3D
Author(s): Tim Gorree
Moderator(s):Phelan Corrimal
Date Friday, March 18 04:00
Location: Central Auditorium
Abstract Bridging the Gap between 3G and 3D
Bio(s): Tim Gorree: Tim Gorree (aka SL: Digistar Brouwer) has been with Nokia since 1999 in various professional positions. Previously a Communications Officer for Nokia Online Services, he brought Nokia into Second Life during the second half of 2006. Tim is the chief evangelist for Virtual Worlds enterprise usage within Nokia.

Nokia’s presence in Second Life will soon hit 5 years and is happy to announce that they will continue to stay in Second Life.

Tim is currently analyzing the opportunities and implications of Nokia’s partnership with Microsoft and is deeply impressed with the work that Microsoft has done with the Kinect and how it can be used to create gestures and animation.

For more information about Microsoft Kinect, Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Strategy Officer at Microsoft, recently spoke about the creation of very realistic avatar in a You Tube video:

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