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OpenSim on a tablet

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Keith Selmes, friend of the blog and both a real world creative and virtual world content creator, has been using his Motorola Xoom tablet to navigate around in his Kitely world. in the photo below, you note that the avatar has little detail and that the scene is not as rich as in a regular viewer

but . . . depending on your use or purpose for virtual worlds, this is a huge step in the right direction. tablet access would work very well for our Enclave Harbour project because we only need students to see “3D illustrations” of science concepts

Keith Selmes on a Motorola Xoom using Lumiya to access his Kitely world via wifi

Keith Selmes on a Motorola Xoom using Lumiya to access his Kitely world via wifi

in case you missed it last month, Nick Zwart posted pics of Lumiya running on his Android phone and for $2.95 it’s a bargain!

read more about Lumiya from their site and try it out – the more usage it gets, the better the chances of further development! =)

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written by Ener Hax

August 20th, 2012 at 7:47 am

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  1. Lots more Lumiya-related wittering here: http://tidalblog.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=lumiya

    Graham Mills

    20 Aug 12 at 1:21 pm

  2. fantastic resource Graham! thanks! =)

    Ener Hax

    20 Aug 12 at 3:01 pm

  3. I have been using Lumiya a bit too. Even though it is not fully featured as a viewer (eg: the your avatar is grey and without attachments), it is still a big step towards portable virtual worlds.

    Paul

    20 Aug 12 at 7:16 pm

  4. NB some of the posts at the end of my link refer to earlier versions and they are not necessarily in date order so it could be confusing.

    graham mills

    21 Aug 12 at 3:18 am

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