Apps wanted to power virtual business efforts

Experts from IBM and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology universally agreed on Friday that there’s great potential for virtual worlds, also referred to as the 3D Internet. But for now, a dearth of applications is keeping these virtual worlds’ appeal limited to early adopters, they said….IBM hosted an event at MIT’s Media Lab to explore the potential of virtual worlds for use in business. Already, the company is experimenting with ways to use 3D interfaces and virtual environments to improve company meetings, help training and education, and simulate business tasks, such as fixing a data center or streamlining a business process.

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