iSee the most life-like online interaction ever

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A video conferencing program developed by the University of Wollongong is promising to revolutionise the way we communicate at school, work and home. The program, called iSee, streams multiple webcams in a virtual world to simulate the visual and aural experience of a real life social situation. Users create a mevatar, like an avatar in online gaming, to move around, chat and share content. iSee has already been used in a world-first educational experiment, so what’s next for the technology hailed as the most collaborative way to communicate online?

 

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