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Get Your VoIP Avatar Ready

Even before it was trendy, I was a fan of 3D HD voice - In fact back in 2004 I featured DiamondWare onstage at ITEXPO in Miami as a killer app. Over the years DiamondWare began integrating its technology into...

Virtual Worlds Virtually Dead?

First Google kills Second Life competitor Lively (well truth be told it was overly cartoonish looking for my taste anyway) and then Reuters pulls out of Second Life. Are the problems of the real world so outlandish -- financial challenges,...

Which Web 2.0 Companies Are in Trouble?

I came across this interesting article from Rafe Needleman about web 2.0 startups which will not make it through the economic downturn. Here are my thoughts on some of the companies on his list:Twitter: I agree the company needs to...

Yes, FiOS was a Good Idea

I find the debate over FiOS to be incredible. Some Investors didn't think the investment made sense and analysts even say there will be no way to get the investment in fiber to the home (FTTH) paid back.What these arguments...

Move Avatar Buzz

You have heard me go on and on about avatars in the past. Here are some of my recent blog posts in fact:Mobile Virtual Worlds Emerge There are so many communications companies pushing products and services revolving around virtual worlds,...

Mobile Virtual Worlds Emerge

There are so many communications companies pushing products and services revolving around virtual worlds, one wonders if we are about to see a new subset of communications break out and achieve mass appeal like VoIP, the iPhone or Blackberry. Do...

My Canada Trip and Nortel Wrap Up

I am back from Canada and the first thing I did when turning on my phone was praise the engineers who came up with the awkward-sounding acronym called EVDO. By the way in my discussions in Canada it seems the...

Virtual Worlds, The Future of Communications

I am here at Nortel R&D headquarters in Ottawa, Canada where the Nortel incubation team is showing us a bunch of the latest technologies they are working on in the labs. This is the first day the media has...

Adobe Scene7 Awakens the Web

If you are interested to see how the world of ecommerce will merge with virtual worlds, you should check out the Hunter Douglas website as it uses Adobe Scene7 technology to allow some serious visualization. You may be expecting a...

Second Life Meets the Call Center

You have heard me discuss how contact centers could connect with virtual worlds and moreover how virtual worlds could connect with e-commerce. One of my most recent posts is titled Virtual Customer Interactions and in this post I give an...

Google's Government Wins

Google is slowly but surely racking up government wins and has some pretty big names under its belt so far. For example, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Coast Guard, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...

IBM's Big Unified Communications News

Recently I spent a good number of hours at the sprawling Somers, NY campus of IBM where the company announced to the media their intention to spend a billion dollars in unified communications development over the next three years. IBM...

Second Life Real Estate Crash

The spillover from the housing crunch which was fueled by easy to acquire subprime mortgages has finally spread to other sectors of the economy. The first to be hit is the virtual world of Second Life. Unconfirmed Sources has more....

Virtual World Investment

If you want to get an idea of just hot virtual worlds are these days consider there has been a billion dollars invested in this technology in the past year. More amazingly this amount of money has been divided and...

Dell, Solio, Provia and More

Today has been a pretty hectic day for me as I was up late at an uncle and aunt’s 50th anniversary party last night (amazing number of years isn’t it?). This AM I had a meeting with the doctor...

Virtual Customer Interactions

This is my next Customer Interaction Solutions High Priority column. If memory serves it will be the October, 2007 issue. As often happens this will be the unedited version. If this is of any interest be sure to subscribe digitally...

Second Life Child Porn

Recently I wrote about Second Life and how others mentioned it was a platform for people to have the sex they wished they could have in their first life. I didn’t make up this quote. If you are interested in...

Reuters in Second Life

This is very interesting. Reuters will launch a news service in the virtual Second Life world. DiamondWare has a 3D VoIP Second Life Demo I quickly saw in February (or so) of this year and it is now ready for...
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